Closing the Carter Gap

Bode, Ken
September 1976
New Republic;9/4/76, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p18
Focuses on the impact of the announcement of the vice presidential candidates of the U.S. Republican party and the U.S. Democratic Party. Views that the greatest electoral asset of the past two Republican Presidents has been their conduct of foreign affairs; Views that the selection of Dole is an indication of the election strategy of the U.S. President Gerald R. Ford; Beginning of a campaign against Jimmy Carter, an aspirant for the presidency of the United States; Selection of Dole can be read as merely one final indication that the President recognized the need to get out of Kansas City with the party intact, portents might improve for the U.S. Republican party.


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