White House Watch: Jogging for Peace

Osborne, John
March 1979
New Republic;3/24/79, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p7
Discusses the events before, during, and after United States President Jimmy Carter's visit to Israel and Egypt to broker a peace treaty between these two adversaries. Conventional view that Carter was doomed to fail in this venture after a series of failures and near-failures in foreign affairs; Comparison between President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel; Arrival in Jerusalem in the Air Force One and Air Force Two planes; Persistent impression of impending failure among American journalists and officials to the end of Carter's stay.


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