Travels with Jerry

Osborne, John
February 1974
New Republic;2/23/74, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p13
Focuses on political future of newly appointed U.S. Vice President Gerald R. Ford. Attendance of Ford in the gathering of the Boy Scouts of America in Detroit, Michigan; Overview of the speech of Ford; Assessment on the political principles of Ford; Response of Ford to his possible succession to presidency. Salaries of staff of Ford; Rumors that assistants of President Richard Nixon had gulled and goaded Ford into denouncing the labor union American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; Statement that Ford had foolishly impaired his stature and usefulness by excessive identification of himself with the President and his plight; Political achievements of former Vice President Spiro Agnew.


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