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Ford, Gerald R. (1913-2006) Statement before Subcomm. on Criminal Justice re: his pardon of Nixon

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02109 Author/Creator: Ford, Gerald R. (1913-2006) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 17 October 1974 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Statement by the President released by the White House Press Secretary and signed by Ford on the upper right corner of the first page.

People: Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: President, Government and Civics, Pardon, Corruption and Scandal, Law, Criminals and Outlaws, Vice President

Sub Era: The Seventies