New York: A Jew in Sheik's Clothing?

In New York City, politicians were asking this question: Can a bright, young, energetic, ambitious Jew get elected to Congress from a heavily Jewish district if he has an Arab name?

Some question! But it was one that last week confronted Democratic Candidate William Haddad. At 35, Haddad has been around. He was a merchant marine officer during World War II, an aide to Senator Estes Kefauver, a prize-winning investigative newspaper reporter, an assistant to Bobby Kennedy during the 1960 presidential campaign, and a top administrator in the Peace Corps. Further enhancing his political credentials among Democrats is the...

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