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Betty Ford : candor and courage in the White House

Author: John Robert Greene
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2004.
Series: Modern first ladies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First Lady Betty Ford will long be remembered for her active support of the Equal Rights Amendment, her struggles with breast cancer and substance abuse, and her later involvement with the addiction treatment center that bears her name. But perhaps more than these, Betty Ford will stand as a paragon of candor and courage, an outspoken woman whose public positions did not always conform with those of her husband.".
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, John Robert, 1955-
Betty Ford.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2004
(OCoLC)607270764
Named Person: Betty Ford; Betty Ford; Betty Ford
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Robert Greene
ISBN: 0700613544 9780700613540
OCLC Number: 55665313
Description: xv, 166 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dancer --
"The Congress Got a Minority Leader, and I Lost a Husband" --
"She Was Beginning to Flower a Little" --
"I Just Figured that It Was Time that Somebody Spoke Up" --
The "First Mama" and the Election of 1976 --
"My Name is Betty Ford ..." --
Legacy.
Series Title: Modern first ladies.
Responsibility: John Robert Greene.
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Addresses the successes and failures of Betty Ford's advocacy, the effect of her candor, and the overall impact of her brief tenure as First Lady. John Robert Greene traces Betty Ford's problems and  Read more...

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"A fitting tribute to a free spirit and most indomitable First Lady."

 
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