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 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]
Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:46]
Even though this is late in an election year, there is no way we can go forward except together and no way anybody can win except by serving the people's urgent needs. We cannot stand still or slip backwards. We must go forward now together.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:14]
Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:10]
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part.More Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. quotes [09/05/2011 11:09:03]

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