Why Dole

Osborne, John
September 1976
New Republic;9/4/76, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p15
Focuses on the implications of the choice of the United States Senator Robert J. Dole of Kansas to be the Republican candidate for the vice presidency with U.S. President Gerald R. Ford, the U.S. Republican party and the limitations of Ronald Reagan, Leader of the U.S. Republican party; Views that the central cause for the choice of Dole is the personal need for success by Ford in Kansas City; Comments that personal victory and vindication in Kansas City were more important to Ford than Republican victory in the general election; Negotiations generally and the foreign policy negotiations in particular continued the quiet collaboration between the Ford and Reagan.


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