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The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford

Author: John Robert Greene
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [1995]
Series: American presidency series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Reaching beyond the image of Ford as "healer" of a war-torn and scandal-ridden nation, John Robert Greene extends and revises our understanding of Ford's struggles to restore credibility to the presidency in the wake of Watergate and Vietnam. Few presidents had ever been asked to achieve so much in so little time against such great adversity. Greene shows that Ford's efforts to lead the nation were severely hampered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1974-1977
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, John Robert, 1955-
Presidency of Gerald R. Ford.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1995
(OCoLC)657303362
Named Person: Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Robert Greene
OCLC Number: 1050774403
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 256 pages).
Contents: "Thank God, it worked" --
Transition --
"For God's sake, enough is enough" --
"Doesn't he have any sense of timing?" --
Stagflation --
"Brush fires" --
"A rogue elephant" --
"Reassessment" --
"The running" --
"Let's look ferocious" --
"I didn't take Reagan seriously" --
"The no-campaign campaign" --
"If I'm remembered, it will probably be for health the land."
Series Title: American presidency series.
Other Titles: Gerald R. Ford.
Responsibility: John Robert Greene.
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Reaching beyond the image of Ford as "healer" of a war-torn and scandal-ridden nation, John Robert Greene extends and revises our understanding of Ford's struggles to restore credibility to the presidency in the wake of Watergate and Vietnam. Few presidents had ever been asked to achieve so much in so little time against such great adversity. Greene shows that Ford's efforts to lead the nation were severely hampered by Nixon's misdeeds, by America's ignominious disengagement from an unpopular war, and by a watchdog Congress eager to put a brake on presidential power. Greene reveals evidence on Ford's roles in Watergate and challenges the prevailing view of the infamous Mayaguez incident. He argues persuasively that Ford made no "deal" with Nixon, but that his pardon of Nixon was costly nonetheless, for it shadowed his entire presidency thereafter. He also shows that the Mayaguez catastrophe was less a simple "rescue mission" than it was an attempt to revive sagging political fortunes by attacking Cambodia. In addition, Greene details Ford's rise to prominence within the Republican Party; chronicles the president's problematic relations with his staff, the new Democratic Congress, and Ronald Reagan; sheds new light on the selection and performance of Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller; offers new insights into the election of 1976; and provides a look at Ford's Amnesty Program for Vietnam Era Draft Evaders. --From publisher's description.

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