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VANDER JAGT-MEMORIAL
(2007-08-03)
(wgvu) - VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY THURSDAY RECALLED
FORMER U.S. WEST MICHIGAN CONGRESSMAN GUY VANDER JAGT AS A "SKILLED ORATOR" WHO WAS "LEGEND AMONG HIS COLLEAGUES."
CHENEY SPOKE AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN WASHINGTON FOR VANDER
JAGT, WHO DIED JUNE 22ND AFTER A BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER.
SEVENTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD VANDER JAGT WAS A CONFIDANT OF GERALD FORD
BEFORE AND DURING HIS PRESIDENCY.
CHENEY SAYS VANDER JAGT---WHO WAS A CONFIDANT OF GERALD FORD BEFORE AND DURING HIS PRESIDENCY---HAD SUBSTANCE, AND SPOKE EXPANSIVELY AND
OFTEN POETICALLY.
VANDER JAGT REPRESENTED WEST-CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN IN THE U.S.
HOUSE FROM 1966 TO 1993.

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