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Latest Gerald Ford Items
Betty Ford Center managers learned this week that the former first lady's final wishes call for the rehab center that bears her name to receive $500,000 in donations.
Except according to the Lord's plans - which are not known to man - the "end of the world" is not nigh, although to listen to politicians and pundits, we should be packed and ready to go by next Thursday.
American embassies around the globe are pro- tected night and day by an elite unit called the Marine Security Guard. In "Last Men Out," journalists Bob Drury and Tom Clavin provide an inside look at the Marines who guarded the U.S. Embassy in Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War.
If journalism is the first draft of history, the current phase of journalism with blogs, tweets and miscellaneous bells and whistles is once-over-lightly history that bears little relation to reality. Mercifully, there are exceptions. Some journalists still spend five or more years researching a subject they already know well and that has already generated scores of books - but the brass ring on history's carousel is infuriatingly elusive.
A group of atheists and agnostics filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to stop an evangelical Christian prayer event next month that was proposed and is endorsed by Texas' governor.
First ladies, past and present, and others who called the White House home remembered Betty Ford at a funeral service Tuesday, not just for her decades-long work against substance abuse but for her contributions to a political era when friendship among lawmakers helped them govern.
First lady Michelle Obama and three former first ladies were among dignitaries heading to California to pay tribute to former first lady Betty Ford at a funeral focusing on her twin passions: politics and her world-famous Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and alcohol treatment.
Before she is laid to rest, Betty Ford will be memorialized in the Southern California desert region that she and her rehab center made famous by treating troubled Hollywood stars battling alcoholism and other addictions.
Before she is laid to rest, Betty Ford will be memorialized in the Southern California desert region that she and her rehab center made famous.