American Presidents

More about Gerald R. Ford

  • He presided over the evacuation of Americans from Vietnam.
  • Betty Ford was an activist for the Equal Rights Amendment. She served as a positive example to women when she spoke out after surviving breast cancer and overcoming a dependency on drugs and alcohol, and established the Betty Ford Center.
  • He survived two assassination attempts.
  • "Our inflation, our public enemy number one, will, unless whipped, destroy our country, our homes, our liberties, our property and finally our national pride as surely as will any well-armed wartime enemy."

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