Gerald R. Ford

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The only full bibliography on the Ford years, this volume offers a complete compilation of material pertaining to the life and political career of Gerald R. Ford. The documents included trace Ford's growth from his early days as a child in Grand Rapids, through his naval service in World War II, his 1948 election to Congress and 1965 selection as Republican Minority Leader, to his 1973 nomination and selection as Richard Nixon's vice-president and his 1974 accession to the presidency. The work contains over 350 ...

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Overview

The only full bibliography on the Ford years, this volume offers a complete compilation of material pertaining to the life and political career of Gerald R. Ford. The documents included trace Ford's growth from his early days as a child in Grand Rapids, through his naval service in World War II, his 1948 election to Congress and 1965 selection as Republican Minority Leader, to his 1973 nomination and selection as Richard Nixon's vice-president and his 1974 accession to the presidency. The work contains over 350 references to manuscript material on the Ford years, as well as monograph, journal article, and memoir sources, including the first full listing of Ford's own writings available in print. Oral histories, historiographical materials, iconography, and other audiovisual materials are also included.

The bibliography is a particularly broad-based one, including short essays on the audiovisual and iconographic material available and a wide range of entries on available archival material. All the archival material presently available at the Gerald R. Ford Library is included. Most of the entries include a short annotation. The volume also provides an extensive chronology of the Ford years.

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A compilation of material pertaining to the life and political career of Gerald R. Ford (b.1913). The documents included trace Ford's growth from his early days as a child in Grand Rapids, Michigan through his naval service in WWII, his 1948 election to Congress and 1965 selection as Republican Minority Leader, to his 1973 nomination and selection as Richard Nixon's vice-president and his 1974 accession to the presidency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

JOHN ROBERT GREENE is Professor of History and Communication at Cazenovia College.

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Editor's Preface

Introduction and Acknowledgments

Chronology

Abbreviations and Short Titles

Manuscript and Archival Sources

Oral Histories and Interviews

Writings of Gerald R. Ford

Biographical Publications

Childhood and Early Development: 1913-1948

Congressman: 1949-1973

Vice Presidency and Transition: October, 1973-August, 1974

The Ford Presidency: General Studies

The Ford Presidency: The Cabinet and White House Staff

The Ford Presidency: The Pardon of Richard M. Nixon

The Ford Presidency: Congressional Relations

The Ford Presidency: Domestic Policies

The Ford Presidency: Foreign and Defense Policies

Investigations of the Intelligence Community

Press and Public Relations

Vice Presidency of Nelson A. Rockefeller

American Bicentennial of 1976

The Presidential Election of 1976

Post-Presidential Years (1977-Present)

The Personal Life of Gerald R. Ford

Historiographical Materials

Iconography

Serials Consulted

Index to Authors

Index to Subjects

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