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  • 1976 Republican National Convention
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    1976 Republican National Convention

    This program included highlights of CBS News coverage from the last contested Republican convention. The 1976 Republican National Convention met from August 16 to August 19 in Kansas City,…

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  • An Evening with Former First Ladies
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    An Evening with Former First Ladies

    Ms. Mitchell moderated this discussion among three former first ladies. They talked about their activities since leaving the White House, including addiction programs, mental health and…

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  • Betty Ford National Tribute
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    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. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, journalist Cokie Roberts, and…

    1,947 views
  • Congressional Gold Medal Awards
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    Congressional Gold Medal Awards

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

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  • Former First Lady Perspective
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    Former First Lady Perspective

    Mrs. Ford spoke about her husband and her years in Washington, D.C. She reminisced about her husband’s career in the House of Representatives and then the White House and shared several…

    624 views
  • President Ford US Capitol Service
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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 arrival of…

    598 views
  • President Ford LyinginState
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    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. Capitol. The Ford family also paid their respects, sitting by…

    504 views
  • 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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  • Bush Presidential Library Dedication
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    Bush Presidential Library Dedication

    Former President and Mrs. Bush, President and Mrs. Clinton, and former presidents and first ladies gathered to celebrate the opening of the Bush Presidential Library. President Bush praised…

    855 views
  • First Ladies Panel
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    First Ladies Panel

    Ms. Mitchell moderated a discussion among three former first ladies as part of a yearly business conference with speakers from various backgrounds and occupations. They talked about their…

    668 views
  • Women and Substance Abuse
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    Women and Substance Abuse

    Former first lady Betty Ford and others announced the release of a report on the issue of substance abuse in women in the U.S. They discussed treatment methods and efforts at prevention.…

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  • Mrs Fords Struggle Against Drugs
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    Mrs. Ford's Struggle Against Drugs

    Mr. Garcia, President Ford and Mr. Forbes honored Mrs. Ford for her efforts against alcohol and drug abuse. Mrs. Ford also made some remarks about the dangers of chemical dependency.

    233 views
  • Tribute to Americas First Ladies
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    Tribute to America's First Ladies

    Six of the seven living first ladies attended a gala celebrating their efforts to create a new outdoor garden at the United States Botanic Garden. The garden would be a living tribute to the…

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  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues
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    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues

    Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Ford met with reporters to promote the need for mental health and substance abuse benefits in the health care reform package that is now being debated on capitol hill.…

    553 views
  • Gerald Fords 80th Birthday Party
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    Gerald Ford's 80th Birthday Party

    Contemporaries of former President Gerald Ford spoke to an audience of Washington dignitaries attending the former president’s 80th birthday party, taking place in Statuary Hall and sponsored by…

    183 views
  • The Drug War Alcohol Abuse and Treatment
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    The Drug War: Alcohol Abuse and Treatment

    The committee heard testimony on the “hidden” drug war in America: the overuse of alcohol, a legal and widely abused drug. The Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration spends 74 percent more on…

    133 views
  • Closing Address Remarks  Invocation
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    Closing Address, Remarks & Invocation

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