qIn the author's reassessment of this underrated president, Ford emerges as a skilled executive, an effective diplomat, and a leader with a clear vision for America's future. Working to heal a divided nation, Ford unified the GOP and laid the groundwork for the Republican resurgence in subsequent decades.q--BOOK JACKET.aquot;I walked in there right before he was about to give the speech, aquot; Zarb recalled, and noticed Ford fiddling with his sleeves. ... One reporter joked, aquot;After tonighta#39;s performance on television President Ford may have to take out an AFTRA card [ American Federation of Television and Radio Artists]. ... Forda#39;s focus on the future was still steady, as he described inflation and energy as aquot;long-rangeaquot; problems.
|Title||:||Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2005-04-22|