Visit the Ford Presidential Library at the University of Michigan to view a timeline of historic events during his administration.  Also, there are Items that provide a peek into his life before assuming the presidency.

Visit the Ford Presidential Library at the University of Michigan to view a timeline of historic events during his administration. Also, there are Items that provide a peek into his life before assuming the presidency.

This White House memo (displayed at Ford's Presidential Library) summarizes Congressional reaction to the president's nomination of Judge John Paul Stevens to the United States Supreme Court.

This White House memo (displayed at Ford's Presidential Library) summarizes Congressional reaction to the president's nomination of Judge John Paul Stevens to the United States Supreme Court.

President Ford nominated Judge John Paul Stevens (from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals) to the United States Supreme Court.  The Senate unanimously approved his appointment.

President Ford nominated Judge John Paul Stevens (from the Circuit Court of Appeals) to the United States Supreme Court. The Senate unanimously approved his appointment.

On September 8, 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon. This photo (which captured the moment) is displayed at The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

On September President Ford pardoned former President Nixon. This photo (which captured the moment) is displayed at The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

This is President Ford's Proclamation granting a pardon to former President Nixon.

This is President Ford's Proclamation granting a pardon to former President Nixon.

Ford's Presidential Library displays the White House "Daily Diary" from August 9, 1974. It indicates at 12 pm Ford was sworn in as the 38th President of the United States.

Ford's Presidential Library displays the White House "Daily Diary" from August It indicates at 12 pm Ford was sworn in as the President of the United States.

On August 9, 1974, the New York Times reported on President Nixon's resignation.

On August the New York Times reported on President Nixon's resignation.

These are notes from an August 6, 1974, cabinet meeting that reflect President Ford saying-- "No one regrets more than I do this whole tragic episode."

These are notes from an August cabinet meeting that reflect President Ford saying-- "No one regrets more than I do this whole tragic episode.

On October 30, 1973, Hubert Humphrey sent a note to Gerald Ford explaining the duties of the vice president.  This letter is displayed at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

On October Hubert Humphrey sent a note to Gerald Ford explaining the duties of the vice president. This letter is displayed at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


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