Determined to Persevere

Determined to Persevere Sadat wins U.S. support; Dayan follows with a challenge

It was like a game. Just as Egypt's President Anwar Sadat was completing his series of Washington appearances, Israel's Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan arrived in the U.S. for his own meetings. Each wanted the U.S. to exert pressure on the other.

Sadat had arrived in Washington feeling and looking glum about the fate of the peace initiative that he had begun with his historic visit to Jerusalem last November. "Carter found Sadat discouraged and demoralized over the slowness of progress," said one...

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