Betty Ford

Betty Ford

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Ford was First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977 during the presidency of her husband Gerald Ford. As First Lady, she was active in social policy and created precedents as a politically active presidential wife. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Betty Ford has 17 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1976 Convention. The year with the most videos was 1994 with three videos. Most appearances with Gerald R. Ford Jr. (7), Rosalynn Carter (6), Barbara Bush (4). Most common tags: Ford, Gerald, Family of President, American Perspectives.

Appearances by Title:


First Lady, United States
c. August 9, 1974 - c. January 20, 1977 Videos: 17

Recent Appearances

  • Betty Ford National Tribute

    Betty Ford National Tribute

    A funeral service for former first lady Betty Ford was held in Palm Desert, California, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.…

  • President Ford Lying-in-State

    President Ford Lying-in-State

    Members of the public paid tribute to former President Gerald Ford as his body was lying in state in the Rotunda of the U.S.…

  • President Ford U.S. Capitol Service

    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…

  • Congressional Gold Medal Awards

    Congressional Gold Medal Awards

    Former President and Mrs. Ford were presented with the Congressional Gold Medal Award for their service to the nation. Former…

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