Ford’s funeral: Meeting in a swimming pool

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By Pat Butler, former Ford speechwriter

President Ford had the idea for what has become the G8 summit, which he envisioned as an intimate get together for Giscard d’Estaing, Helmut Schmidt and Sunny Jim Callahan to get to know each other better, be able to do business together.  First meeting was in a swimming pool.

Ford's funeral: Meeting in a swimming pool

Updated