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Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s

Author: Yanek Mieczkowski
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many Americans, Gerald Ford evokes an image of either an unelected president who abruptly pardoned his corrupt predecessor or an accident-prone klutz who failed to provide skilled leadership. In Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s, Yanek Mieczkowski reexamines Ford's two and a half years in office, showing that his presidency successfully confronted the most vexing crisis of postwar era. Viewing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mieczkowski, Yanek.
Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005
(DLC) 2004026890
(OCoLC)57134394
Named Person: Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yanek Mieczkowski
ISBN: 9780813172057 0813172055
OCLC Number: 753969138
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 455 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The leadership challenge --
Hungering for heroes --
The congenial Presidency --
Gerald Ford and the Ninety-fourth Congress --
Ford's vision for America --
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 --
The energy challenge --
The energy crisis of the 1970s --
A new energy program --
The energy stalemate --
Breaking the energy logjam --
Diplomatic and political challenges --
Gerald Ford's internationalism --
Thunder from the right --
Back from the brink.
Responsibility: 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  Read more...

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"A welcome study of an unusual American president." -- Journal of American History

 
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