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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- John T. Schwarzlose President and CEO Betty Ford Center
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