THE ADMINISTRATION: Sowing 'Seeds of Real Conflict'

Fewer than 100 days after his Inauguration, Jimmy Carter is still riding on a flood tide of popularity: a Harris poll released last week showed that 67% of adult Americans are behind him. Simultaneously, however, there were growing signs that Carter was in trouble with a startling array of prominent Americans, covering a wide spectrum of backgrounds and interests. The paradox is a fascinating and perplexing aspect of the new Administration. While winning such obvious broad support among Americans as a whole, Carter's style and policies may also be alienating the...

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