News of this day included the loud gasp heard over the size of the new budget President Ford was handing Congress. The Recession dragged on. Calls for belt tightening. Supplemental Aid to Southeast Asia was voted down - between the 55,000 lives lost and the billions already spent, enough was enough. Aid to Turkey was on hold pending outcome of the latest Cyprus situation. And the U.S. had the dubious distinction of the 2nd highest trade deficit of the century. Not a day to celebrate.
What Washington Was Up To The Week Of September 6, 1975 - The first of two assassination attempts on President Ford. The Arab-Israeli Peace accord, Fuel price deregulation.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Face the Nation Interviews Thomas P. Tip O'Neil on the upcoming Presidential elections of 1976, the current state of our economy and our Foreign Policy with reference to Turkey. July 29, 1975
(Turned upside down read: No Immediate Miracles) I'm often reminded that, when a crisis erupts and the Republicans are in charge, the solutions oft