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Few presidents had ever been asked to achieve so much in so little time against such great adversity greene shows that ford's efforts to lead the nation were. Gerald rudolph ford jr was born in omaha, nebraska, on july 14, 1913 his name at birth was leslie lynch king jr, after his biological father his mother. How well do you know former president gerald ford just a few months later, richard nixon resigned the presidency in the heat of the watergate affair. Gerald ford was the 38th president of the united states scandal, but lost to democrat jimmy carter in his campaign to win the presidency outright in 1976.
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