The Catholic Defection

Lipset, Seymour Martin
October 1976
New Republic;10/2/76, Vol. 175 Issue 14, p10
Focuses on the Catholic problem faced by presidential candidate Jimmy Carter in the U.S. Weakness of Carter among Catholics; Statistics on the poll results; Decline in Carter's support among Catholics and some white ethnic groups; Factors affecting the way people vote; Support of Carter from black and white Protestants; Self-conscious efforts of Carter to re-position himself as a conservative.


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