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Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s

Auteur : Yanek Mieczkowski
Éditeur : Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"History has not been kind to Gerald Ford. His name evokes an image of either America's only unelected president, who abruptly pardoned his corrupt predecessor, or an accident-prone man who failed to provide skilled leadership to a country in domestic turmoil. In Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s, historical Yanek Mieczkowski reexamines Ford's two and a half years in office, showing that his presidency
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Genre/forme : Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Mieczkowski, Yanek.
Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2005
(OCoLC)607578343
Online version:
Mieczkowski, Yanek.
Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2005
(OCoLC)608381416
Personne nommée : Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Yanek Mieczkowski
ISBN : 0813123496 9780813123493
Numéro OCLC : 57134394
Description : xi, 455 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenu : pt. 1. The leadership challenge --
Hungering for heroes --
The congenial Presidency --
Gerald Ford and the Ninety-fourth Congress --
Ford's vision for America --
pt. 2. The economic challenge --
The great inflation of the 1970s --
Taking aim at inflation --
Teetering on a knife's edge --
Rallying the nation to fight inflation --
The great recession of the 1970s --
Ford's 1975 State of the Union Program --
Economic initiatives, 1975-76 --
pt. 3. The energy challenge --
The energy crisis of the 1970s --
A new energy program --
The energy stalemate --
Breaking the energy logjam --
pt. 4. Diplomatic and political challenges --
Gerald Ford's internationalism --
Thunder from the right --
Back from the brink.
Responsabilité : Yanek Mieczkowski.
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Yanek Mieczkowski re-examines Ford's years in office. Through the lens of economic events, he argues that Ford's understanding of the national economy was better than any modern president, that he  Lire la suite...

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"By a masterful analysis, Mieczkowski shows how Ford restored credibility to government and promoted amicable relations with Congres." -- "Richard Lowitt, University of Oklahoma"

 
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