POLITICS: Carter: Entering the Lists

Georgia's Governor Jimmy Carter last week became the second Democrat, following Arizona Representative Morris Udall, to announce his candidacy for the presidency in 1976. A blue-eyed big-time peanut farmer noted for his folksy charm, Carter, 50, bears a slight physical resemblance to John F. Kennedy. He was one of the major formulators of party strategy this year as chairman of the Democrats' National Campaign Committee. One of the chief political figures to show concern about erasing the remaining gap between black and white in the modern South, Carter as Governor has become...

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