REFUGEES: A Warmer Welcome for the Homeless

President Gerald Ford assured his press conference last week that he always kept his temper, except for "occasional outbursts on the golf course." Nonetheless, he was obviously angry over the callow opposition of some Americans to resettling about 115,000 Vietnamese refugees in the U.S. At a meeting with Republican congressional leaders, the President said that he was "damned mad" and added: "It just burns me up. These great humanitarians —they just want to turn their backs. We didn't do it with the Hungarians. We didn't do it with the Cubans. And damn...

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