Nation: Some Pepper for SALT

John Glenn tells Jimmy Carter to be tougher with Moscow

Just as Senator John Glenn was leaving his Maryland home two weeks ago for the airport, the phone rang. It was Jimmy Carter. His voice seething with anger, he told the Ohio Democrat that the strategic arms talks with Moscow were at a "very sensitive stage." Progress on them could be slowed, said Carter, if Glenn went ahead with a speech that he was planning to deliver at the launching of a nuclear submarine that day in Groton, Conn. What upset Carter was the Senator's...

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