51 min

America's Most Improbable President: Richard Norton Smith on Gerald Ford This American President

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Gerald Ford occupies a truly singular place in American history: he is the only chief executive who took office without getting a single vote for either the presidency or vice presidency. When he did become president, he took charge of the nation at one of its lowest points — in the aftermath of Vietnam and Watergate. It fell to Gerald Ford to heal the nation and restore its confidence. In this episode, we interview historian Richard Norton Smith about this unlikeliest of American leaders.

AN ORDINARY MAN: THE SURPRISING LIFE AND HISTORIC PRESIDENCY OF GERALD R. FORD
https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Man-Surprising-Historic-Presidency/dp/0062684167/
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Gerald Ford occupies a truly singular place in American history: he is the only chief executive who took office without getting a single vote for either the presidency or vice presidency. When he did become president, he took charge of the nation at one of its lowest points — in the aftermath of Vietnam and Watergate. It fell to Gerald Ford to heal the nation and restore its confidence. In this episode, we interview historian Richard Norton Smith about this unlikeliest of American leaders.

AN ORDINARY MAN: THE SURPRISING LIFE AND HISTORIC PRESIDENCY OF GERALD R. FORD
https://www.amazon.com/Ordinary-Man-Surprising-Historic-Presidency/dp/0062684167/
JOIN PREMIUM
Listen ad-free for only $5/month at www.bit.ly/TAPpremium
FOLLOW US
www.linktr.ee/thisamericanpresident
CREDITS
Host: Richard Lim
Producer: Michael Neal
Artist: Nip Rogers, www.NipRogers.com

51 min

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