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The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)

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 …

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President Ford’s Inaugural Anniversary

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. President Ford had not campaigned for either …

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President Ford and U.S. Olympic Athletes

After U.S. athletes got creamed in the 1972 Munich Games, President Ford made recruiting the best Olympians and bringing home more medals than the Communist bloc a national priority. In June 1975, he created the President’s Commission on Olympic Sports, …

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National Press Club Luncheon

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 …

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