THE CAMPAIGN: Carter Fights the Big-League Slump

The polls might be alarming, but the body language was fine. That, at any rate, was the view of Psychologist-Author Ernst Beier (People-Reading), who diagnosed Jimmy Carter's debating style. "Swiveling shoulders and licking his lips," Carter has a definite edge over Gerald Ford, "the wooden Indian." It was one of the best things said about the swiveling Carter campaign all week.

Whether those shoulders and those lips would be enough to put Carter over the top in this week's debate on defense and foreign policy remained to be seen. A sweeping speech by...

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