High Stakes

September 1976
New Republic;9/18/76, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p2
Focuses on the debate between presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and U.S. President Gerald R. Ford in the U.S. presidential election. Duration of the political campaign; Prediction by poll analyst company Gallup regarding chances of Carter; Possibility for change in the outcome of elections after the first debate between two candidates; Brief information about the prediction and outcome of the presidential election between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy; Opinion that Ford has been a plodding speaker but holds his own general debate; Probability that the first debate dealing with domestic affairs would seem made to order for Carter.


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