POLICY AND PROBLEMS: Ford Confronts the Deadliest Danger

Cyprus and the search for a Vice President might distract attention temporarily, but the Ford Administration knows quite well what is the deadliest danger that it and the nation face: inflation. The new President sought last week to assure the country of his determination to confront it, making economic policy the focus of his heavily applauded first speech to Congress. But his program as it emerged in the broadest of outlines could almost be called Nixonomics without Nixon: it contained little that had not been advocated by the previous Administration. Whether that signified a barrenness of ideas or a...

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