It somehow seemed an unlikely time and place for Jimmy Carter's first full-length speech on Soviet-American relations. Here was the President on what looked for all the world like an old-fashioned barnstorming tour through his native South last week, and here were 500 Southern state legislators in the gardenia-adorned Gaillard Auditorium in Charleston, S.C., all ready for a few lighthearted moments of down-home pleasantries and political good tidings. That same evening the President was off to Yazoo City, Miss., for a "Citizens' Public Meeting" (see following story) and then, the next day, he was lifted by helicopter to an...

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