Jim Caron and Geoffrey Sutton
Gerald Ford discusses his relationship with Mike Mansfield and talks about Mansfield’s ability to work across party lines. He talks about the role Mansfield played during the Watergate scandal as Senate Majority Leader and his tenure as Ambassador to Japan. Ford discusses Mansfield’s ambitions and as a legislature. Ford also talks about quitting smoking, attending the University of Michigan in the 1930s, and serving in the Navy during World War Two.
Ford, Gerald; Mansfield, Mike; Mansfield, Mike, political legacy; U.S. House of Representatives; U.S. Senate; U.S. politics and government, 20th century; Nixon, Richard M.; Nixon, Richard M., Watergate; Watergate, political scandal; U.S. ambassadors, Japan; U.S. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; University of Michigan
Mansfield’s America Oral History Project, OH 458, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (90 min.) analog + 1 transcript (7 p.: 28 cm.)
Ford, Gerald, "Gerald Ford Interview, 1989" (1989). Mansfield’s America Oral History Project. 9.