POLICY: On Tiptoe Toward the Big Battle Ahead

Would you believe tweedy, rumpled James Schlesinger on the Tonight show, talking energy policy with Johnny Carson? Perhaps, if the Carter Administration has its way. Administration publicists are well aware that President Carter can push his energy program through Congress only if he builds a surge of popular support to sweep away the logrolling opposition of an extraordinarily broad array of special-interest groups. So they are planning a selling campaign going well beyond the usual. As one part, efforts are already under way to obtain bookings for Administration officials—as yet unannounced—to explain...

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