Nation: From Sea to Shining Sea

Carter barnstorms the nation to boost his campaign

"Carter!" they chanted "Carter! Carter! Carter!" For a moment at least, the President last week heard Americans cheer themselves hoarse, a heady sensation he had not enjoyed in many months. Knowing all too well how desperately he needed a lift, Jimmy Carter had chosen his audience well: the convention in Los Angeles of the National Education Association. The organization has been enthusiastically behind him ever since he supported higher aid to education and fought successfully for the establishment of a separate Department of Education.


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