A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 19, 1977

So far Jimmy Carter has had little cause for complaint about press coverage. His fresh style, his often puzzling but engaging personality, his numerous initiatives—from energy to the Panama Canal treaty—have been massively and on the whole favorably reported. The first major negative story about the Carter Administration has been Bert Lance. At first not only members of the White House but other Americans felt that the press might be too hard on the embattled director of the Office of Management and Budget. But by now, congressional and Government investigators, following the...

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