Nation: Box Score on Reform

If ours is not to be an age of revolution, it must be an age for reform.

EXPRESSED early in his Administration by President Nixon and often repeated since, this aspiration may become one principal gauge by which the Nixon presidency is measured in the future. For an essentially conservative President, he has shown surprising willingness to embrace innovation. The Administration's drastic new plan for overhauling foreign aid is the latest example. Taken together, the reform proposals represent a remarkable formula for progress, and if they came to fruition would mark the Nixon era...

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