Americana: Campaign of the Heart

During his campaign, New York Governor Hugh Carey fended off questions about whether he would marry Anne Ford Uzielli, the divorced daughter of Henry Ford II, with the comment, "If I don't win, who will want me?" But in his victory speech he alluded to what he called "a new campaign." Mrs. Uzielli merely smiled at Widower Carey, who has twelve children. Said Carey later: "This one is not going to be quite so much uphill as I might expect." Said his chief political strategist, David Garth: "This is one campaign I haven't been asked to run."


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