Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr.

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr.

His role on The West Wing Documentary Special (2002)
Gerald Rudolph Ford served from 1948-73 as a U.S. Congressman from Michigan. Known as a steady and loyal Republican, he was appointed to the vice presidency under Richard Nixon, after Spiro Agnew had been forced to resign. In 1974 President Nixon resigned, and Gerald "Gerry" Ford took office. Ford is famous for granting Nixon a full pardon of any crimes ("Our long national nightmare is over."), and for being the target of two assassination attempts while in office. He ran for re-election in 1976, but lost to Democrat Jimmy Carter.Ford served on the Warren Commission, the investigation into the assassination of John Kennedy... Ford's wife Betty Ford is the founder of the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California... Gerald and Betty were married on 15 October 1948, and had four children: Michael (born 1950), John (also known as Jack, b. 1952), Steven (b. 1956) and Susan (b. 1957).Source: answers.com
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:26]
My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:28]
All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future. More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:56]
There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things. More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:56]
I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:45]

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