Is America Ready for Democracy?

November 1977
New Republic;11/26/77, Vol. 177 Issue 22, p5
Reports on recent socio-political events from the world. Report that the United States has been the most judicious of all governments in the world in deciding what to do about the energy crisis; Information on the plans introduced by U.S. President Jimmy Carter related to the prices of domestic oil and federal control over natural gas prices; Focus on relations in the Middle East; Information on the visit of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt to Israel; Views of President Carter on the habits of secrecy in previous administrations; View that Carter administration's initial proposals to reform the security classification system would only perpetuate the secrecy mania of the federal bureaucracy; Information on the current tussle between the White House and the Republican congressional leadership over appointments to the Federal Election Commission.


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