The Presidency: Job Specs for the Oval Office


What does it take to be a good President? The former Editor-in-Chief of Time Inc., who spent a year in the White House as senior adviser to Jimmy Carter, offers some suggestions

The U.S. is halfway from the presidential election of 1980, which offered us the choice of Ronald Reagan or Jimmy Carter, to the election of 1984. With the midterm elections out of the way, and Ted Kennedy removing himself, the 1984 campaign is on. Various preliminaries have been visible for months, in the speaking schedules of the various Democratic possibles. If any Republican other...

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