ISSUES '72: Nixon v. McGovern on Taxes, Prices, Jobs


More than crime in the streets or corruption in high places, more even than racial antogonisms or the general feeling of alienation, the domestic issue that rivets the attention of Americans in the economy. High taxes, higher prices, high unemployment— these are the pocketbook problems that the voters are talking about. To solve the problems, Richard Nixon and George McGovern are presenting not just contrasting programs but fundamentally different visions of what American society should be like. In a second Administration, Nixon would strive for economic stability above all else...

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