THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: He Has Done His Homework

The country had a President last week, and it was such a novel experience that a lot of people were not sure what to make of it.

Gerald Ford was acting like a real leader. He was the only man in town with a complete economic and energy plan and, whether it will ultimately be judged good or bad, he was moving ahead with relish and considerable skill.

After attending about 100 solid hours of meetings on these matters over the past two months, consuming literally millions of written words on the intricate issues, Ford knew his subject matter better...

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