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The U.S. gives Mubarak the same support received by Sadat

It was a state occasion that Anwar Sadat would have loved: an opulent White House dinner in Egypt's honor for 119 of the rich, famous or powerful. But the guest of honor, Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, 53, is as quiet, untheatrical and austere as his slain predecessor Sadat was flamboyant and Westernized. Amid the formal black-tie splendor, Mubarak wore a simple dark blue business suit, the same understated mode of dress he chose for Sadat's funeral in October. Mubarak's half-British wife Suzanne was equally at pains to distance herself from the high-fashion...

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