THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: A White House Workaholic?

In legend, men are crushed physically and emotionally by the burden of the presidency. In real life, their cheeks get pinker, their stomachs more relaxed, their spirits higher and their pocketbooks fatter. They go around telling people how good they feel and how much they enjoy the work. They find after years of nomadic campaigning they can sit down and eat dinner (Carter calls it supper) rather regularly with their families. Some Presidents were not all that thrilled at domestic reunification. But Carter indicates he is.

It may not always be so smooth for him as in these first weeks....

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