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  • President Gerald Fords Pardon of Richard Nixon
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    President Ford Pardon of Richard Nixon

    President Ford addressed the nation to announce that he would grant a full, free, and absolute pardon to former President Nixon. He cited the likelihood of the controversy going on and…

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  • President Fords First News Conference
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    President Ford's First News Conference

    In his news conference two weeks after being sworn in, President Ford answered questions from reporters about his plans, his budget and other topics. He would not say whether he would…

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  • President Fords Pardon of Richard Nixon
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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 between Ford and Nixon,…

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  • Former President Ford Interview
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    Former President Ford Interview

    Former President Gerald Ford talked about his years at Yale Law School, his service in the Navy, and his time as a congressman and president. Gerald R. Ford was a Republican congressman…

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  • Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary
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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 president on…

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  • Gerald R Ford Biographical Vignette
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    Gerald R. Ford Biographical Vignette

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

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  • Former President Ford Interview
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    Former President Ford Interview

    Former President Ford reflected on his activities after his presidency. He also talked about his 25 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and his two-and-one-half years as president.…

    833 views
  • Nixon Announces New Vice President
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    Nixon Announces New Vice President

    President Nixon announced House Minority Leader Gerald Ford as his choice for vice president to replace Nixon’s first vice president, Spiro Agnew, who had resigned. President Nixon also…

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  • President Ford Concession Speech
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    President Ford Concession Speech

    After losing the 1976 presidential election to Governor Jimmy Carter, President Ford delivered a concession speech with his family standing behind him. Betty Ford also spoke, thanking all…

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  • Ford Campaign Advertisment
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    Ford Campaign Advertisment

    A 1976 presidential campaign ad for President Ford. The ad emphasized that the U.S. was at peace under President Ford.

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  • 1977 State of the Union Address
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    1977 State of the Union Address

    President Ford addressed the Congress in his final State of the Union address. He discussed Vietnam, national defense, and fiscal policy issues.

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  • State of the Union Address
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    State of the Union Address

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