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Fenyvesi, Charles
April 1993
U.S. News & World Report;4/12/93, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p24
Discusses how Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman--the blind Egyptian cleric whose teachings may have been the inspiration for World Trade Center bombing in New York--managed to enter the United States in 1990, although his name was on the State Department's computerized `watch list' of suspected terrorists. His request for entry visa which was turned down; How he told embassy consul he wanted to visit United States to preach Ramadan sermons; Immigration and Naturalization Service.


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