PRIMARIES: The First Face-Off

Once again, the din of the candidate's radio and TV spots is battering the ears of New Hampshire voters. Gerald Ford: "He is the only Republican who can win in November." Ronald Reagan: "He will provide the strong new leadership America needs." Jimmy Carter: "A calm voice in a sea of shouters." Mo Udall: "The Democrat for President." Birch Bayh: "It takes a good politician to make a good President." Which pitch will set this year's perhaps unprecedented numbers of undecided voters to humming the candidate's tune? First in New Hampshire next...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!