A statement in response to the stories…

Reagan’s Revolution (2005) The Invisible Bridge (2014)
Page 320: “Adding to Reagan’s woes was the CBS News report that had, for the first time in the network’s tabulations, placed Ford over the top with 1,132 ‘firm or committed’ delegates.’” Page 779: “CBS News reported that for the first time since it had begun counting, Ford was over the top with 1,132 ‘firm or committed delegates.’”
Page 322: “About the only person in Kansas City who was keeping cool was Reagan himself . . . Reagan, watching on television, dissolved in laughter.” Page 785: “Just about the only person who was calm through the entire thing was Ronald Reagan. He watched it on television in his hotel suite, dissolving in laughter.”
Page 327: “Reagan asked Chuck Tyson to make the demonstrators stop, but Tyson replied that there was nothing he could do.” Page 793: “Reagan himself asked one of his staffers to make the demonstration stop. But his deputy answered back that there was nothing anyone could do to make it stop.”
Page 328: “Later, after the vote that made Ford’s nomination official, Claire Schweiker tearfully told Reagan in his suite at the Alameda Plaza Hotel, ‘Oh Governor, I’m so sorry!’ Reagan immediately embraced her and said, ‘Claire, you really shouldn’t be upset about the outcome because it wasn’t part of God’s plan.’” Page 794: “Claire Schweiker, the Senator’s wife, had tearfully told him, ‘Oh, Governor, I’m so sorry.’ Reagan embraced her: Claire, you really shouldn’t be upset about the outcome because it wasn’t part of God’s plan.’”
Page 330: “Nofziger had not even gone to the hall that night.” Page 798-9: “Lyn Nofziger hadn’t bothered to go to the arena that night at all.”
Page 327: “Around 5:00 Wednesday morning, ‘some of us went to Reagan to see if he’d dump Schweiker. We met at the Reagans’ suite. Governor Reagan came out and before we could even get started, he shut us down real quick. ‘If you could . . . guarantee me the nomination, I still wouldn’t do it,” Ernie Angelo recalled. ‘And that made us all feel really small for even suggesting it.’” Page 789: “’Governor Reagan came out and before we could even get started, he shut us down real quick. ‘If you could . . . guarantee me the nomination, I still wouldn’t do it.’ And that made us all feel really small for even attempting it.’”