THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Off to China with Betty and Books

Jerry Ford went genially off to China like a good Middle Western businessman with part of his family in tow and his bookkeeper along to finish a little budget work in the hotel at night. Maybe the best work Ford will do this week will be to polish details of his fiscal '77 spending programs with Budget Director Jim Lynn, who set up a traveling library of ten books containing the proposed budgets for the major Government departments. There won't be ten books' worth of agreements with the Chinese when Ford comes...

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