April 1979
National Review;4/13/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p458
This article comments on issues dealing with politics in the U.S. and international affairs. The Congress is poised to witness a showdown between legislators supporting and opposing the extension of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974. Department of Justice secretary Griffin Bell has appointed Paul J. Curran as special counsel who will investigate the peanut business of President Jimmy Carter and its relation to possible violations of federal campaign laws. Contrary to expectations by U.S. business, the opening of diplomatic relations with China would not be a big trade opportunities for them as China's economy cannot absorb exports from the U.S.


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