The Nation: THE SHAPE OF THE NEXT FOUR YEARS

What difference does it make who wins? This question is still being asked by many voters, despite ten months of campaigning, three TV debates and hundreds of speeches by the presidential candidates. The following stories describe what the differences might be between having Gerald Ford or Jimmy Carter in the White House for the next four years.

A FORD ADMINISTRATION

There would be no revolutionary changes, no wrenching of Government. He might tinker a little bit, but it would be within the confines of a tight budget.

So says a top Republican strategist about what Gerald...