A Moment in History: Gerald Ford

by ian

In the mid-1970’s, America was in a time of crisis. The nation was coming to terms with the fact that it couldn’t secure a win with the war in Vietnam; it was divided back home between conservatives and a newly-birthed radical liberal contingent; and it was coming off a decade of public assassinations as well as a troubling scandal that forced a promising president out of the Oval Office. Coming out of this chaos was a relatively calm and steady leader who served as the 38th President of the United States: Gerald Ford.