Wooing the Good Ole Boys

Murchison, William
October 1976
National Review;10/29/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p1181
The article considers how U.S. President Gerald Ford can get the votes of men in Texas in the November 1976 presidential election. It explains why the men of Texas would vote for Democratic presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and points out the importance of John Connally, head of the Ford campaign in Texas, in getting these men to vote for Ford instead. It also reveals the central issue that Texas male voters care about. Finally, it considers the strategy that Ford's campaign manager, James Baker, must employ to win the electoral votes of Texas.


Related Articles

  • Memo to Jimmy Carter. Bode, Ken // New Republic;10/2/76, Vol. 175 Issue 14, p11 

    Focuses on the treatment given by this political magazine to the candidacy of presidential aspirant Jimmy Carter in the U.S. Articles published in the periodical about the election campaign of Carter; Encounter of the candidate with anti-abortion demonstrators; Comparison of Carter's campaign...

  • THEY'RE OFF!  // National Review Bulletin;9/24/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 36, pB140 

    The article analyzes the election prospects of U.S. Presidential Candidate Jimmy Carter and U.S. President Gerald R. Ford. Reactions of the public to Carter's speeches are given along with various changes that Carter has incorporated in his campaign strategies. Further, an insight into efforts...

  • Goodbye to Jerry.  // Time;11/15/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p41 

    The article reports on the political campaign and strategies of Gerald Ford who is running for U.S. president in the 1976 election. It notes that Ford's strategists integrated a detailed campaign plan weeks prior to the Republican Convention to try to overpower the massive lead of his opponent...

  • And So To Bed. Osborne, John // New Republic;11/13/76, Vol. 175 Issue 20, p9 

    Describes how U.S. President Gerald Ford accepted his defeat in the presidential elections. Comments on his speeches during his campaigns; Information on Ford's campaign plan; Account of a meeting at the White House, where it was agreed that there was no longer any chance of the electoral...

  • THE BATTLE, BLOW BY BLOW.  // Time;10/18/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 16, p16 

    The article focuses on the battle for the U.S. presidential position between Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford. It states that both candidates have been conducting their campaigns in different states and presenting the platforms to the people. It mentions that Carter has criticized Ford for his...

  • THE CANDIDATES HAVE THE LAST WORD.  // Time;11/8/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 19, p24 

    An interview with U.S. presidential candidates namely Jimmy Carter and incumbent President Gerald Ford is presented. Ford mentions that his political campaign for presidency had made his family close together because of the fact that all the member of the family is involved which made him and...

  • High Stakes.  // New Republic;9/18/76, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p2 

    Focuses on the debate between presidential candidate Jimmy Carter and U.S. President Gerald R. Ford in the U.S. presidential election. Duration of the political campaign; Prediction by poll analyst company Gallup regarding chances of Carter; Possibility for change in the outcome of elections...

  • Capital Bulletin. Winston // National Review Bulletin;11/5/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 42, pB164 

    The article examines U.S. President Gerald R. Ford's chances for reelection. Impact of Ford's statement about East European policies on his presidential candidacy has been discussed. Arguments have been made by the defenders of Stuart Spencer, architect of Ford's campaign strategy, that...

  • At Home. Williamson Jr., Chilton // National Review Bulletin;11/5/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 42, pB166 

    The article focuses on the political career of U.S. presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. Carter has spent most of his political career in promoting himself to a higher office. Earlier there were many objections to his pine-church religiosity, his avoidance of the abortion issue and his attitude...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics