Forum, Feb. 24, 1975

To the Editors:

I could not let the Feb. 17 issue of your magazine pass out of mind without commenting.

Candidate Jackson has a distinct advantage at this point. He can speak in generalities: "taking inventory of resources," "thinking of new technologies," "seeing an America fully employed," "building a new America," "not corrupting the atmosphere and the water and the land in the name of growth," etc.

The President, on the other hand, must talk of specific programs, recommendations and action. He must deliver—not with generalities, but with real specifics. Not all these programs...

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