REPUBLICANS: The Kissinger Issue: Whose Alamo?

In the words of one White House aide, Henry Kissinger is "the only red-hot issue" in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Unfortunately for the Secretary of State, the man he is making uncomfortably warm at times is none other than President Gerald Ford. For months, right-wing Republicans have been rallying behind Ronald Reagan, whose most effective campaign ploy has been to argue that the Secretary is cozying up unnecessarily to the Soviets. Washington last week was electric with rumors that Ford was thinking seriously of dumping Kissinger. With a key...

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