Sunday, December 12, 1976
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Ford eyes future as
(Continued from Page 1) d'ts. Barrett said that he
get director, Schultze is con- visited San Clemente, Calif.,
' sideretarasibilty sor n-he late in November but did not
sidered a possibility for the see or ask to see the nation's
nonly living ex-president. He
BUT BROOKINGS spokes- talked with Jack Brennan, Nix-
man James Farrell insists the on's aide.
image of "Democratic govern- Has the 38th President talked
ment in exile" is "not factual- personally with the 37th Presi-
ly accurate." Farrell noted that dnt about life after the White
several staffers, including House? "I do't know," Bar-
Stephen Hess and Richard Na- rett said. "Probably not."
than, worked in Republican ad- Ford himself has vet to an-
ministrations. n"mnce his retirement plans,
Hdbtaccording to information
He v saidtstaffers woul haeoffered by a White House
provided the help given Carofrdb aWht Hus
ter during the campaign to a soirce, the President will have
Republican presidential candi- no trouble securing emnloy-
ddate ifhe had requested it.ment come Jan. 20. Outside of
dte if he had requestedGit. the political science professor-
"e door washopen to Gov. Olin which the University has
Reagan," Farrell said. offered Ford, he has also been
Henry Owen, head of the in- sked to ioin law. firms and to
stitution's foreign policy stu- hcorne board chairman of a
dies, who introduced Carter to nrivate comoany or a fo'inda-
Brookings, suggested that its tion - "all at an exalted sal-
Democratic imago might have arv.
resulted in part from institu- Meanwhile, Ford seems to
tion studies, in the last eight hake emerged from his grim'
years which examined and cri- nost election mood. He has he-
ticized the policies of Repub- ¢~n giving interviews again,
lican administrations, is dancin again at White House
nartis, and is looking for-
"I SUSPECT that in the next ward to his ski vacation in
four years, you'll find studies ail, Colo., beginning Dec. 19.
that oppose the policies of this While there, Betty Ford said,
next administration," Owen he will also snend some time
said. "The nature of things is considering his job offers.
that there is always some ten- - - - - -
sion between the administra-
tion in power and Brookings."
As Brookings officials look
forward with relish to January
20, Gerald Ford is castingc
about for solutions to the prob-
lems that day will bring him.
The President has been cur-
ious about the projects former
presidents, particularly Lyndon
Johnson, "focused on" after rSEND THAT CAKE,
leaving office. In Nixon's case, anywhere in
Ford's interest apparently was
confined to logistical questions the U.S.A.
such as the staff, office equip- -the Ultimate in Gifts
ment and' communications he.
needed in retirement. TELE-CAKES
FORD'S INQUIRIES are be-
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(Continued from )Pvge 3 decides that this strategy
traumatic experience, but I've would be in the client's best in-
solved the problem in my mind' terest. One sexist maneuver
and I'm not going to bring this which defense lawyers often
problem to the forefront again employ to increase the chances
by testifying"'. of a not guilty verdict, is to
Say S e r g e a n t Cana- pack the juries with men, in-
da, "Some of these dudes (the stead of women whom they
defendants) aren't scared like feel might be naturally more
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and, if he's a good talker, he the victim.
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biggest damn angel on the face often years to reach comple-
of this earth. Also since the tion, it is hard to imagine a
woman testifies first, the de- woman seeking vengeance by'
fendant and his attorney have crying rape through the court
the opportunity to talk about system. Yet the old myfhs -
what he's going to say. He has that a woman liked it, that she
the chance to get up there and "wanted" it, continue to haunt
lie like hell. Perjury is a very the rape victim in the "am-
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It is in this situation, or
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