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Music, especially jazz under the stars. Camille, Crescent Dragonwagon, and other guest chefs on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights. Plus Liberty Lunch specials: creole chicken, gumbo, trout or-. dinaire, grillades and grits, red beans, rice and other eclectic fare. Spectacles in the back yard with the growing number of Liberty Lunch players, and occasional art displays and poetry readings. It’s an energy explosion. austin montessori school a true A.M.I. accredited school is accepting applications for A Parents Introduction to Montessori and Introduction to the Assistant’s Position For information call 442-3152 Primary and Elementary Classes ages 2 1/2-6, 6-8, 8-11 North of UT Near St. Edwards Near Westgate Mall M.A.D. about CARTER Beautiful Green, Brown & White Bumperstickers & Buttons Bumpersticker or Button Send Funds & Quantity Request to: Mexican-American Democrats P.O. Box 12592 Austin, Texas 78711 Name Street City Pol. Adv. Paid for by Mexican-American Democrats, Joe Bernal, Chairman, Aurora Sanchez, Treasurer, P.O. Box 12592, Austin, Tx. Jimmy Carter to frown.” Anthony Lewis, the penetrating and incisive columnist on The New York Times, heard Carter say in Ohio, “I have a vision of a new America. I see an America that has turned her back on scandal and corruption and official cynicism. . . .I see a government that does not spy on its citizens, that respects your dignity and your privacy and your right to be let alone. . . .I see an American foreign policy that is as consistent and generous as the American people.” Lewis concluded from this and other signs that Carter “is an authentic modern voice of that old American strain, Populism.” Richard Reeves, writing in New York, March 22, 1976, reached the same conclusion, but in a different, less credulous tone of mind: “Is he a phony? Of course he is. He’s a politician, an actor, a salesman.’ What I like is that the product he’s peddling is one of the most interesting I’ve seen in a longtime. He’s a Southern populist free of the race anchor, something of. a 1976 Huey Long outgrowing his origins and repackaging the salable points of his life and public record. And he is an absolute master at using the same facts to give different impressions to different audiences.” A reporter asked him on June 15: “Do you ever play a role?” “I’m sure I doand just like everybody else I’m capable of rationalizing,” he said. But he also told reporters that day: . . .[I]n social program, [Lyndon] Johnson did an excellent job; but we still have a long way to go with national health care, reform of the welfare system, reform of the tax system. . . .President Johnson was never accepted by the Liberal Eastern establishment. He did things that had been talked about for generations in the field of social progress and alleviating discriminationthe Voting Rights Act, the Civil Rights Actbut for some reason, he was never quite accepted. I don’t know why.” Something of the essence of Carter as a politician is contained in his description of how he ran for governor in Georgia in 1966 and 1970: “I told people that conservatism did not mean racism. But if I had gone in and said, ‘All of you are wrong. You shouldn’t have done what you did, I’M better than you are,’ it would have [been] a counterproductive thing. I wouldn’t have been elected. I wouldn’t have gotten more than 10 percent of the votes.” Well, he has risen out of the furnace of Southern politics into the national life. The Republicans, whether Ford or Reagan, with or without Connally, will cut on him for his contradictions, and there are plenty of contradictions to sharpen knives on. But, drawing Mondale to his side, he seeks now to bring the South back into the national leadership, back into the world. R.D. August 6, 1976 11 441V:Ait