THE WHITE HOUSE: Parting Words from President Ford

Parting Words from President Ford

For Gerald Ford, the White House has become a symbol of his defeat and a place to be avoided. Since November he has spent half of his time outside Washington—at Palm Springs, Calif., Camp David and at Vail, Colo. When he was not on Vail's ski slopes last week, he worked for several hours on the 1977-78 budget, a proposal for a $10 billion tax cut and the State of the Union message that he will deliver on Jan. 12. He also made the surprising announcement that he...

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