Editor says, what consequences for America might have followed a successful Reagan-Ford ticket in 1980? Please note that we have repurposed content from Washington Post, the State of Michigan Archives and also Gerald Ford's autobiography.
Editor says, 1) Cheney actually said "went a long way toward trying to accommodate President Ford"
Brock actually said " that Ford might be interested in the vice-presidency if"
3) these statements were made in OTL at September 18, 1981, when the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum was dedicated in Grand Rapids. Former President Gerald Ford, President Ronald Reagan, Vice President George H.W. Bush and Michigan Governor William Milliken were among the attendees. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.