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...