The Nation: A Tardy SOS to the establishment

Having bypassed the Democratic establishment until now, Jimmy Carter is at last turning to it for help, as TIME National Political Correspondent Robert Ajemian learned. His report:

Jimmy Carter's troubleshooter, the wise and watchful country lawyer Charles Kirbo, sat motionless and listened. He had traveled from Atlanta to Washington to gather complaints and advice about the stalled campaign. There, in Scoop Jackson's office, he went before a dozen Senators—veterans like Fritz Rollings of South Carolina and Abe Ribicoff of Connecticut, and newcomers like Colorado's Gary Hart and Florida's Richard Stone. One of them...

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