Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977)

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POSITIONS:

House of Representatives (1949-1973)
Vice President (1973-1974)
President (1974-1977)

VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

Nelson Rockefeller
Nelson Rockefeller
Betty Ford

OVERVIEW:

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American National Biography
U.S. Senate
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Biographical Directory of Congress
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History Channel
Wikipedia

RESOURCES:


Ford Presidential Library and Museum
Digital Library (Ford Library)
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Public Papers (National Archives)
Oral Histories (Gerald R. Ford Foundation)
Transition Oral History (National Archives)
Library of Congress
Speech Archive (Ford LibraryMiller Center)
American Presidents (C-SPAN)

1974 SWEARING-IN:

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8/9/1974 Address to Nation (Transcript, Ceremony, Video)
Media Coverage (NYT)
Library of Congress
Joint Congressional Committee

9/8/1974 PARDON OF NIXON:


Ford Library
Proclamation Granting the Pardon
Newspapers, 9/8/1974 (NYT)
Address to Nation, 9/8/1974 (Video, Transcript)
Congressional Testimony, 10/17/1974 (Video, Statement, Transcript)
The Pardon (Atlantic, 8/1983)
Analysis, 12/28/2006, (WP, NYT)
Wikipedia

1976 ELECTION:

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CABINET/ STAFF:


Chief of Staff:
Richard B. Cheney (1975-1977)

Donald H. Rumsfeld (1974-1975)

Press Secretary:
Ron Nessen (1974–1977)
Jerald terHorst (1974)

Secretary of Agriculture:
John A. Knebel (1976–1977)
Earl L. Butz (1971–1976)

Director of Central Intelligence:
George H.W. Bush (1976–1977)
William E. Colby (1973–1976)

Secretary of Commerce:
Elliot L. Richardson (1976–1977)
Rogers C. B. Morton (1975–1976)
Frederick B. Dent (1974–1975)

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:
George S. Brown (1974-1978)

Secretary of Defense:
Donald H. Rumsfeld (1975–1977)
James R. Schlesinger (1973–1975)

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator:
Russell E. Train (1973-1977)

Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare:
Caspar W. Weinberger (1973–1975)
F. David Matthews (1975–1977)

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:
Carla A. Hills (1975–1977)
James T. Lynn (1974–1975)

Secretary of the Interior:
Thomas S. Kleppe (1975–1977)
Stanley K. Hathaway (1975)
Rogers C. B. Morton (1971–1975)

Attorney General:
William B. Saxbe (1974–1975)
Edward H. Levi (1975–1977)

Secretary of Labor:
W. J. Usery, Jr. (1976–1977)
John T. Dunlop (1975–1976)
Peter J. Brennan (1973–1975)

National Security Adviser:
Brent Scowcroft (1975–1977)

Henry A. Kissinger (1969–1975)

Office of Management and Budget Director:
James T. Lynn (1975–1977)

Roy L. Ash (1973–1975)

Secretary of State:
Henry A. Kissinger (1974–1977)

Secretary of Transportation:
William T. Coleman, Jr. (1975–1977)
Claude S. Brinegar (1973–1975)

Secretary of the Treasury:
William E. Simon (1974–1977)

United Nations Ambassador:
William W. Scranton (1976-1977)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1975-1976)
John A. Scali (1973-1975)

U.S. Trade Representative:
Frederick B. Dent (1975-1977)
William D. Eberle (1971-1974)

Chairman of the Federal Reserve:
Arthur F. Burns (1970-1978)

SUPREME COURT:

John Paul Stevens (1975-2010)

CONGRESS:

Speaker of the House:
Carl B. Albert (1971-1977)

Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr.  (1977-1987)

Senate Majority Leader:
Mike Mansfield (1961-1977)

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ARTICLES:


Larry King Interview (CNN, 12/1999)
Obituaries, 12/27/2006 (WP, NYT, LAT)

 

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