The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation is honored to announce the recipients of the 26th annual Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting in 2012. John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate and political director of CBS News, has won the Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency and Hal Bernton, military affairs reporter for The Seattle Times, has won the Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense.Read More
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame (MSHOF) will present the prestigious Gerald R. Ford Award Kathy Beauregard to Western Michigan University Athletic Director on Friday, Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m.
Named for the former President and Hall of Fame member, the award will be presented at a luncheon event to be held at the Fetzer Center on the campus of WMU. Longtime Bronco radio voice Robin Hook will serve as the emcee and former Bronco quarterback Tim Hiller will deliver the keynote speech.Read More
On January 16, 2007 Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter announced the selection of Gerald R. Ford as the name of the first aircraft carrier in what will be the Gerald R. Ford class of super carriers.
This selection honors the 38th President of the United States and pays tribute to his lifetime of service …Read More
On the morning of August 9, 1974 Gerald Rudolph Ford walked the halls of The White House as Vice President, and that evening as The 38th President of the United States of America.Read More
Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at Tomb of President Gerald R. Ford
2012 William E. Simon Lecture on Public Affairs.
On this date in history, President Gerald R. Ford appointed Gravely to Vice Admiral, putting him in charge of the Navy’s Third Fleet comprised of 100 warships and 60,000 sailors and marines based at Pearl Harbor.Read More
Chris Matthews, the host of Hardball with Chris Matthews and the Chris Matthews show, spoke at the 25th annual Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Journalism Awards Luncheon, hosted by the National Press Club on Monday, June 4th. The luncheon honored …Read More
The family of former House Speaker Tip O’Neill will accept a medal honoring the late Massachusetts Democrat for his many years of public service. The medal is being bestowed by the Gerald R. Ford Foundation.Read More
March 20, 2012
It has been 30 years since President Gerald R. Ford decided that his popular summer celebrity golf tournament needed a winter counterpart. The newly-opened Beaver Creek played host to its first event and the newly-created Vail Valley Foundation produced its first athletic effort. The rest, as they say, is history.Read More