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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:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Greene, John Robert, 1955-
Presidency of Gerald R. Ford.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1995
(OCoLC)657303362
Named Person: Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford; Gerald R Ford
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robert Greene
ISBN: 0700606386 9780700606382 0700606394 9780700606399
OCLC Number: 30474536
Description: xv, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
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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This is a study of one of the most popular, yet most misunderstood, presidents. The author aims to extend and revise our understanding of Ford's struggles to restore credibility to the presidency in  Read more...

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