Betty Ford and the Betty Ford Center

John Schwarzlose talked about the Betty Ford Center and the role Betty Ford played in the center’s creation and operation. He… read more

John Schwarzlose talked about the Betty Ford Center and the role Betty Ford played in the center’s creation and operation. He talked about how the former first lady used the story of her own struggle with drug and alcohol addiction to help others. In a video clip recorded for “First Ladies: Influence and Image” her son Steve Ford talked about the family’s intervention for her drug problem. Video clips of the Fords were shown in the background.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Palm Springs, California, from May 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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Betty Ford and the Betty Ford Center

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313039-1
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Vignette
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Tour
Location:
Rancho Mirage, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2013

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  • Jun 01, 2013 | 11:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2013 | 5:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2013 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2013 | 7:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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