A Letter From The Publisher, May 2, 1977

"It's the strongest series of messages that an American President has made to the public since World War II," says Assistant Managing Editor Ray Cave of Jimmy Carter's opening "energy week" address. As the President returned again and again to the air waves and as the debate about his energy proposals grew more heated, we decided that the scope of the President's plan and the public's response required a cover story—our third on the energy crisis since April 4. Cave, along with Senior Editor George Church and Associate Editor James Atwater, assembled a team of writers, correspondents and reporter-researchers to explain...

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