A Letter From The Publisher, May 17, 1976

The trumpets sounded, the drums were thumped, and the jubilant crowds burst out singing—to the tune of The Battle Hymn of the Republic—"Ronny, Ronny, Ronald Reagan, his truth goes marching on." "I believe in miracles," the former California Governor said during one of the celebrations last week, "but I also believe you've got to ootch them along a bit." The resurrection of Reagan's half-dead presidential campaign in four straight primary victories was undeniably something of a miracle, but keeping watch on Reagan as he ootched it along required quite a bit of ootching on the part of the two dozen...

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