People: Sep. 28, 1981

There was yet another inning of sand-lot summetry, Plains, Ga.-style last week, when Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, 68, dropped in on former President Jimmy Carter, 56, and his wife Rosalynn, 54. There to greet his arrival was a crowd of some 1,500, many of them children in yarmulkes, shouting "Shalom!" Begin and Carter seemed outwardly cordial, despite past frustrations over their differences. Said Joel Arnon, Israeli consul general in Atlanta: "They are two strong personalities who both believe they have a direct line to God."

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