Press: The Prisoners of Thurmont

For the Camp followers, nary a leak to plug

While Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin were conferring with Jimmy Carter at Camp David, a vignette that might have been lifted from Evelyn Waugh's Scoop was being played out six miles away in the town of Thurmont, Md. (pop. 2,400). Just as a Newsweek reporter sat down to interview ABC White House Correspondent Sam Donaldson about his adventures covering the summit, a Swedish television crew glided up to film the exchange. Within seconds, an Israeli TV unit began filming the Swedes filming the Newsweek reporter...

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