Nation: War on Inflation: Stage II

Carter proclaims his new plansÈó‚鼂ǥand starts an uphill fight

That flicker of a grin, so often at odds with the import of his words, had disappeared. That Southern lilt, so often muffling the ends of sentences, was almost gone. As President Carter appeared on prime-time television last week to proclaim and explain the long-awaited Stage II of his campaign to slow the inflation that has reached an annual rate of 10%, his manner and delivery befitted the solemnity of his subject. Seated at his Oval Office desk and reading from a prompter, the President...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!