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Atchison Daily Globe (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Atchison, KansasDole Choice Boon to state gop by Michael Mcdermott i Don t think kansans realize the Impact Bob Dole s vice presidential candidacy will Nave on the says , Robert Berger local leather textile wholesaler and longtime Friend campaigner for the senator from Kansas. Berger who attended the Republican National convention at Kansas City last week in his role As state finance chairman for the party said reporters from around the country began focusing on Kansas after the Dole nomination was announced thursday by president Gerald Ford. The selection of senator Bob Dole by president Ford to be the next vice president of the United Stales came As a very pleasant Surprise. I was aware of the fact that he was among the top four candidates under consideration but when the president i Choice was made Public just before noon on thursday there was great Joy among All kansans attending the gop National Berger said. Berger said it was especially Gratifying to him that Dole surfaced to the top during the convention which allowed More americans than Ever before Fai participate in the v be presidential selection process. He said each of Iho delegates was asked to submit a list of five potential vice presidential candidates to the president and his Campaign staff. Broad support from All Over the country emphasizes his great abilities As a Leader. Donald Reagan made it very Clear that Dole had his Complete Berger said. Quite a bit will be written and said about Dole s vice presidential candidacy in the weeks bet Een now and nov. 2, but the Ford Dole ticket has already bolstered Kansas republicans who were Strong for Dole during his 1974 senatorial Campaign. Kansans have a very Strong feeling or Dole because he is an outstanding Leader his representation of Kansas in the House and Senate has gained National recognition for himself and the slate. I can t believe any Kansan would pick Mon Dale the Democrat vice presidential candidate Over Berger said. Mrs. Martha o Keefe chairman of the Atchison county Democrat party said yesterday "1 can t begin to understand president Ford s thinking however i am pleased with his Choice of sen. Dole. 1 think Ford has made the democrats Job easier in mrs o Cefe and other democrats around the country will be supporting the Jimmy Carter Mondale ticket in november. Dole was elected to the Kansas leg Slot ure at age 26 and served there from 1951 to 1953. After that he served four terms from 1953 to 1961, As Russell county attorney. A 1961, he was elected to the . House of representatives from the first District and served there until nov. Berger former chairman of the Atchison county Republican parly met congressman Dole during a Coffee at the former Thompson restaurant in january of 1968 after Kansas senator Frank Carlson announced he would not be a candidate for re election and Dole announced he would run for the . Senate seat. Not Long after the Coffee Berger became Dole s Atchison county Campaign chairman and was later named As second District chairman during the 68 Campaign. In 1974, Bogor served on the Kansas Republican steering committee As assistant state Campaign coordinator for sen. Dole and second District continue Don Page 11 7-year state Road program approved Atchison Atchison Kansas per copy sunday August 22, 1976 sunday Globe 28 pages ninety ninth year 30254 overheard a Good listener is often just a fellow Olio is waiting to say something. . Shows muscle map strategy for Campaign of t i to in to Jav Ujj. A political writer Jansa sity a Seoul South Korea a the United states staged a demonstration of military Power in and around Korea on saturday at the same time As Allied forces felled a tree that was the Center of the dispute in which North koreans killed two american officers. President Ford personally approved the plan to go in there and Cut the tree White House press Secretary Ron Nessen said saturday at Vail where Ford is vacationing. With Ford is National Security Agency director Brent a. Scowcroft who is keeping the president abreast of the situation. At Travis air Force base in California Flag draped caskets carrying the bodies of the two slain american officers arrived amid a Brief solemn ceremony. As the plane returning their bodies touched Down a 26-Man Honor guard saluted. The bodies were taken to the . Army mortuary in Oakland Calif. Col. Erroll Loving Travis information officer said maj. Arthur bonifas 33, of Newburgh ., would be flown lowest Point For burial and 1st it. Mark t. Barrett 25, to his Hometown of Columbia . Bom fas was promoted posthumously from Captain to major. In the operation an Armada of warplanes and poised near the zone during cutting o the cheers of Republican delegates on the final night of the gop National convention. We concede not a single Good Campaign rhetoric but unlikely strategy. Gone Are the Days when Presl Dellal candidates promised to Campaign in every slate and did. In this first Post watergate presidential Campaign Ford and his democratic

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