Letters, Aug. 20, 1979

Carter's Call

To the Editors:

When President Carter was addressing the nation on the "crisis of confidence," no one suspected how drastically he would increase that commodity in less than 100 hours [July 30]. If only he could do the same for energy!

Roy Adams Berrien Springs, Mich.

To those of us who believe Carter is a reasonable, honest, intelligent man, with or without the impressive fist clenching, his method was acceptable. To those earnest members of the blame-Carter-for-everything club, nothing he does is acceptable.

Carol Bachelder Boise, Idaho

One might assume from the cover...

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