A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 21, 1976

For a year now, our correspondents have been traveling with the various presidential candidates and hopefuls. This week about finishes up the primaries, and we shall be watching preconvention developments.

Several members of our Washington bureau have spent most of 1976 on the road. Strobe Talbott has been with Ford and Reagan. "The Ford campaign," he says, "is a permanent floating piece of the U.S. Government. The Reagan road show is like an old-fashioned but professional vaudeville act." Dean Fischer was at Reagan's highly emotional victory celebration in Los Angeles. Said Fischer: "Neither of the other candidates I covered—Ford and Carter—has Reagan's...

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