Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
May 1975
National Review;5/9/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p524
The article comments on U.S. President Gerald R. Ford's April 1975 speech before the U.S. Congress. According to the author, after talking with some fervor about the importance of Europe, Ford, mysteriously omitted any mention whatever of Portugal. In his speech he said that unless the Congress repeals the Jackson Amendment the President could not continue in a fruitful relationship with the Soviet Union.. The author claims that the crisis that brought Ford to Congress was Indochina. In his speech he referred indirectly to the People's Republic of China and to the Soviet Union merely as the friends of North Vietnam.


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