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
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:34]
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]
The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:17]
It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:15]
I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:38]

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