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Sighs, slogans among pitfalls for White House bids

They spend hours mastering policy, learning to lean on the podium just so, perfecting the best way to label their opponents as liars without whining.Full story

Manchester NH Union Leader publisher William Loeb on MTP before '76 primary

  The week prior to the 1976 New Hampshire GOP primary, the powerful longtime publisher of the influential conservative newspaper, the Manchester NH Union Leader, appeared on Meet the Press to discuss his paper's endorsement of Ronald Reagan over incumbent President Gerald Ford whom Loeb had earlier c

President Gerald Ford defends the “Halloween Massacre” on MTP

  The Sunday after the Ford Administration’s famous “Halloween Massacre” – when several prominent cabinet members were abruptly dismissed – President Gerald Ford appeared on Meet the Press to explain his shakeup. The panel pressed him on the dismissal of Defense Secretary James Schlesinger in particul

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August 1974: Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States, and his family at home. Front, left to right: Michael, Mrs Betty Ford, Gerald Ford and the family dog Sugar. Back, left to right: Steven, Susan and Jack.

U.S. President Gerald Ford and challenger Gov. Jimmy Carter debate, 1976.
U.S. President Gerald Ford and challenger Gov. Jimmy Carter debate, 1976.

U.S. President Gerald Ford and challenger Gov. Jimmy Carter debate, 1976.

Sen. Robert Dole, center, his mother Bina Dole, left, and Pres. Gerald Ford shown on the final night of the Republican National Convention in Kemper Arena, Aug. 19, 1976, Kansas City, Mo.