Bush Packs His Bags for First Trip to Israel as President

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President Bush will set off tomorrow for eight days in the Middle East, starting in Jerusalem and Ramallah. He has a vision of "two states living side-by-side in peace and security." But he's already being asked how a week of personal diplomacy can make up for seven years of arms-length detachment.  Mark Silva, White House correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, has just arrived in Jerusalem ahead of the President.



  • Mark Silva - White House Correspondent, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune


Warren Olney