Nation: R.F.K.: WHAT THIS COUNTRY IS FOR

WHEN Robert Kennedy gets down to specifics, as he did in three private sessions with TIME Correspondent Lansing Lament last week, he offers a blend of pragmatism and utopianism that defies any tidy ideological compartmentalization. R.F.K.'s view of the issues:

NATIONAL PRIORITIES: Most important is to end the strife between our own people and solve their problems. I suppose the most pressing issue is to resolve the war in Viet Nam. If we hadn't been so involved in Saigon, I think we could have dealt more effectively with our own cities, with inflation and all the rest. We can't withdraw, and...

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