Glad Old Party

February 1979
New Republic;2/17/79, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p13
Describes signs that the United States Republicans are organized and are getting ready for the 1980 presidential elections. Completion by the Republicans of the final draft of the Republicans' Tidewater II resolution on the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty at the Tidewater Inn in Easton, Maryland; Success of the informal Republican weekend gatherings in removing the acrimony that has accompanied Republican ideological battles; Roles of US Senators Howard Baker, Orrin Hatch and Malcolm Wallop in the completion of the draft; Republicans' conviction that US President Jimmy Carter can be beaten; Prospects for the Republican presidential nomination by John Connally and Illinois Governor Jim Thompson.


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