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    Ford Address to Joint Session of Congress

    President Ford delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress three days after becoming president upon the resignation of President Nixon. President Ford said that his…

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    Gerald Ford Sworn in as President of the United States

    Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn-in as 38th President of the United States at noon on August 9, 1974, shortly after President Richard Nixon, who announced his resignation the night…

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    President Ford Testimony on September 1975 Assassination Attempt

    President Ford testified about a 1975 assassination attempt on his life by Lynette “Squeaky” Fromm, a follower of Charles Manson.

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    Gerald R. Ford Interview

    President Gerald Ford talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower, including the 1952 election and the Republican Party’s domestic agenda, McCarthyism, civil rights, and President…

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    Ford Election Eve Program

    The Republican National Committee presented a broadcast in support of President Gerald Ford’s 1976 presidential campaign. The program featured insights and testimonials from…

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    President Ford's Pardon of Richard Nixon

    Participants in the events talked about President Ford’s decision to pardon Richard Nixon for his involvement in the Watergate scandal. Topics included the possibility of a deal…

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    Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary

    President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and the beginning of the Cold War. He became…

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    President Nixon Inauguration Anniversary

    On the 25th anniversary of President Nixon’s inauguration, former cabinet members, governors, congressional leaders, and prominent politicians joined President Nixon and President and…

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    1976 State Visit by Queen Elizabeth II

    Portions of the official arrival ceremony and state dinner toasts from Queen Elizabeth II fs state visit to the U.S. marking the bicentennial celebration were shown. Video courtesy of Ford…

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    President Ford Michigan Funeral Service

    At a funeral service held at Grace Episcopal Church, where President and Mrs. Ford were married, former colleagues and family members paid tribute to the life and career of former…

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    Gerald Ford Museum Service

    State and local officials paid tribute to the life and career of former President Gerald R. Ford at a funeral service at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum.

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    Gerald Ford National Cathedral Funeral Service

    During the national funeral service for former President Gerald R. Ford in the National Cathedral, officials and dignitaries delivered eulogies honoring the life and career of President…

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    Road to the White House

    Road to the White House includes: On Thursday, August 19, 1976, President Gerald R. Ford accepted the nomination to be the 1976 Republican candidate for president at the Republican…

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    President Ford U.S. Capitol Service

    An official funeral service was held for former President Gerald Ford in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The ceremony included tributes from several members. Footage also included the…

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    President Ford Capitol Ceremonies

    Official events of the state funeral of former President Gerald R. Ford were shown. The ceremony included tributes from several members. Footage also included the arrival of the…

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    President Ford Funeral Departure

    A military honor guard escorted former President Ford’s body from St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church to a hearse prior to air transport to Washington, DC for official funeral…

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    President Ford California Arrival Ceremony

    The first day of official events for the funeral ceremonies for former President Gerald Ford featured an arrival ceremony at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert,…

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    Presidency of Gerald Ford

    Senator Dole spoke to students in a distance learning class about Gerald Ford’s presidency, the political climate in Washington following the Watergate scandal and resignation of…

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    Gerald R. Ford Biographical Vignette

    Newsreel film and photographs illustrated President Ford’s life and career.

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    Presidential News Conference

    A portion of a news conference President Ford held at Rundlett Junior High School in Durham, New Hampshire, about two weeks before the New Hampshire 1976 presidential primary in which then…

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