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March 22, 2005
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Sol Linowitz, a leading Jewish Democrat who was President Carter’s envoy to Middle East peace talks, died at 91. Linowitz died last Friday in Washington. He served in the Johnson and Carter administrations and was Carter’s lead negotiator on handing control of the Panama Canal back to the Panamanians, a role that earned him everlasting rancor from the American right.

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