It's My Party

December 1977
New Republic;12/24/77, Vol. 177 Issue 26/27, p8
Presents information on the resignation of Kenneth Curtis, chairman of the U.S. Democratic National Committee (DNC). Reference to Curtis is as the highest ranking administration official to department; Reasons for his resignation; Inability of the DNC to raise money; Information on the debt situation at the DNC; View that DNC treasurer Joel McCleary's fundraising operations are costing out at about 50 to 60 cents for every dollar raised; Reference to the Panama Canal debacle which contributed to Curtis' unpopularity at the White House; Statement that Curtis' successor has to face three important tasks, namely, the report of the Winograd Commission on party rules, the mid-term elections and finally, the post-election mid-term policy conference.


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