The Nation: She's Running for First Lady

TIME Correspondent Bonnie Angela last week followed Rosalynn Carter on the campaign trail. Her report:

In the 5 o'clock commuter rush of the Chicago and North Western Station, Rosalynn Carter, rustling up votes for her husband, was confronted with a surly question: "Are you running for First Lady?" She looked the man in the eye and retorted, with a trace of defiance, "Yes!" She added, "There are so many things that need to be done in this country—so much in mental health, for the elderly. It excites me to think that I could help." The hostile questioner pressed...

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