Sing Me No Torch Songs

Iacocca gets fired up over being fired from his favorite commission

It was hardly a battle of equals. In one corner, Lee Iacocca, 61--the industrial wizard who, with a little help from his federal friends, lifted Chrysler Corp. out of bankruptcy and into high profits; the celebrated author of the best-selling autobiography (2.6 million copies and still No. 1) ever written; the two-fisted presidential possibility who, though he has described himself as a Republican, dances in the dreams of many hopeful Democrats; the whirlwind fund raiser leading the overdrive effort to restore one of America's most cherished icons, the Statue of Liberty. In the other corner, Donald P. Hodel, 50. Donald who?

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