August 1975
New Republic;8/30/75, Vol. 173 Issue 9, p3
The article comments on events in the news for the week of August 30, 1975. Examined is the rise of Ronald Reagan as a force within the U.S. Republican Party and his contention that president Gerald Ford and vice president Nelson Rockefeller are too liberal for the party. Ford's efforts to curtail Reagan's political activity are described. The author also chides "The New York Times" for excessive detail in the coverage of the kidnapping of Edgar Bronfman, an heir to a liquor fortune.


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