JORDAN: Hussein's New Light from America

The King chooses a lissome, Princeton-educated commoner

It was an improbable match. He is 42, a thrice-married widower, world-weary and prematurely gray after 26 years as leader of one of the Middle East's most pivotal and volatile nations. She is 26, a Princeton-educated single career girl with a keen interest in the arts. He is swarthy, dark-eyed and short (5 ft. 6 in.). She is blonde, blue-eyed and lissome at 5 ft. 7 in. He is a King, and she a commoner, but that seemed not to matter at all. Last week the royal court in Amman announced that Jordan's King...

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