The Whirligig of Time

March 1979
New Republic;3/10/79, Vol. 180 Issue 10, p2
Comments on the accelerated rate of civilization's progress and on the ways United States President Jimmy Carter has been reacting to various foreign developments. Author's nostalgia for the year US Commerce Secretary Herber Hoover launched the AT&T telephone-and-screen device by talking on the telephone with AT&T chief executive Walter S. Gifford; Failure of Carter to demand publicly and in stronger terms the release of an American soldier kidnapped in Iran; Carter's silence at the Mexican president's criticisms towards him; Author's concerns about US Senator Howard Baker's statements on foreign policy.


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