It's now safe to feature Henry Jackson sculpture outside

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SEATTLE, May 14 — As a member of the United States Senate, Henry M. Jackson was famous as a cold war hawk who fought for three decades against détente with the Soviet Union.

Now, after a nearly quarter-century fight, the University of Washington has decided to display prominently a bronze bust of Mr. Jackson at the school that bears his name.

The debate over the Jackson bust — actually, a series of quiet discussions rather than a knock-down drag-out battle — ended last week when the three-foot statue was moved from an alcove at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies to a tree-shaded spot in front of the school's building. The move was front-page news in The Seattle Times, reflecting Mr. Jackson's enduring status here.

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