TITLE

COMMENT

PUB. DATE
December 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;12/25/76, Vol. 175 Issue 26, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author speculates on U.S. President elect Jimmy Carter's possible actions with regard to amnesty on issues left over from the Indochina war years. He discusses historical precedents set by previous presidents' actions granting clemency during World Wars I and II. He evaluates Carter's campaign statements and the Democratic party's platform to make an educated guess as to Carter's plans, and he discusses the political and social implications of several scenarios.
ACCESSION #
25595657

 

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