Gerald Ford Interview, 1989

Interviewee

Gerald Ford

Interviewer

Jim Caron and Geoffrey Sutton

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Description

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.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

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

Original Date

1989

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Mansfield’s America Oral History Project, OH 458, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 458-009

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (90 min.) analog + 1 transcript (7 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:21:06 minutes

Local Filename

OH_458_009.mp3; OH_458_009.pdf

Gerald Ford Interview, 1989

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