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Perspective (Ford's First Year) #39211

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 09, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford meets with energy advisers. August 9, 1974, recalled. That day Ford became president
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Departure of Nixons from White House shown. Ford swearing-in shown. [Accepting office, FORD - says long national nightmare over.] Ford characterized. [CONGRESS - cheers Ford.] [FORD - announces Nixon pardon.] Unpopularity of Nixon pardon noted. Betty Ford's mastectomy recalled. Also WIN campaign. Collapse of Cambodia, South Vietnam recalled. Mayaguez capture and recapture said turning point in Ford's popularity. Ford clash with Congress, especially with regard to energy crisis, recalled. Vetoes noted. For. tours, USSR detente noted. Watergate recalled. Also United States economy referred to.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
Koppel, Ted

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