THE CAMPAIGN: Ford and Carter Prep for D-Day

President Gerald Ford's ammunition was two briefing books: a 50-page collection of memos summarizing his position on nearly every conceivable campaign issue and a more than 400-page volume of the quotations of Candidate Jimmy Carter. Carter's arsenal of issues and answers was contained in two thick briefing books, each bound in black vinyl. Both candidates were, of course, psyching themselves up for Dday: this week's potentially pivotal opening debate in the presidential campaign of 1976. Both claimed to be confidently looking forward to the face-to-face meeting before some 800 reporters and...

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