Jimmy Carter. 1976-1980. 1976 Election. Democrat Jimmy Carter won with Walter Mondale as his running mate. Issues of the Day: Watergate (Impeachment, pardon of Nixon “I will never lie to you, never mislead you.”. Carter’s Domestic Agenda. Economic Policy
We are deeply concerned . . . By the . . . Subtle erosion in the focus and morality of our foreign policy. Under the Nixon-Ford administration, there has evolved a kind of secretive ‘Lone Ranger’ foreign policy-a one-man policy of international adventure. This is not an appropriate policy for America.”
The US supported the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi .
The Shah accepted and promoted a more western style.
Fundamentalists reject Pahlavi and the US support.
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