THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Gerald Ford's Old Clothes

Jerry Ford moved in genial confusion through the Midwest last week wearing his WIN button and the same blue suit two days in a row. He stayed in Harry Truman's old suite at the Muehlebach in Kansas City and was made a member of the Future Farmers of America. He did not dodge any protesters or reporters. In Sioux Falls the supporters of George McGovern were swept into his hammy grip just as readily as others.

The presidential barnstorming's impact on the congressional elections next month may be entirely uncertain; but Ford's road show is more evidence that the new President...

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