The World: Egypt's Liberating First Lady

Anwar Sadat's only rival for popularity among Egyptians these days is a safe and sure ally: his wife Jehan Sadat, 40, a comely woman with dark brown hair and eyes and a fetching smile. Scarcely a year ago, students demonstrating against the regime covered Cairo walls with insults directed at her, the largely unknown First Lady. But since the October War, when Mrs. Sadat spent highly publicized 20-hour days visiting troops, touring hospitals and working as a bandage roller with the Egyptian Red Crescent, she has won over even these youthful critics. Civilians...

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