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Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s

Autore: Yanek Mieczkowski
Editore: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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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Genere/forma: Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: 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
Persona incaricata: Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Yanek Mieczkowski
ISBN: 0813123496 9780813123493
Numero OCLC: 57134394
Descrizione: xi, 455 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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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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