A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter

Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Oct 21, 2015
Product Number: EB00630423
Released: Dec 26, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118907580
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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With 30 historiographical essays by established and rising scholars, this Companion is a comprehensive picture of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. -Examines important national and international events during the 1970s, as well as presidential initiatives, crises, and legislation -Discusses the biography of each man before entering the White House, his legacy and work after leaving office, and the lives of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and their families -Covers key themes and issues, including Watergate and the pardon of Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, neoconservatism and the rise of the New Right, and the Iran hostage crisis -Incorporates presidential, diplomatic, military, economic, social, and cultural history -Uses the most recent research and newly released documents from the two Presidential Libraries and the State Department

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