Further Antedating of "Credibility Gap"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 19 18:35:06 UTC 2004

credibility gap (OED 1966)

1965 _Wash. Post_ 5 Dec. A21  Creeping signs of doubt and cynicism about
Administration pronouncements, especially in its foreign policy, are
privately troubling some of the Government's usually stalwart supporters.
The problem could be called a credibility gap.

Fred Shapiro

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