DEMOCRATS: Learning to Live with Jimmy

"The bandwagon is rolling. The steamroller is on." So lamented Morris Udall last week as he ruefully watched more and more top Democratic politicians and labor honchos line up behind Jimmy Carter.

With 610 delegates in hand (needed to nominate: 1,505), Carter has decided to spend fewer 16-hr, days on the campaign trail and more time trying to unite the party behind him—a goal that eluded George McGovern in 1972 and Hubert Humphrey in 1968. With some success, he solicited support at the meeting of black Democratic leaders in Charlotte, N.C. (see...

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