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A Closer Look (Betty Ford) #847829

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 28, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Kate Snow) The story of "accidental First Lady" Betty Ford presented; scenes & photos shown; details given about her disarming openness about many subjects, including her mastectomy for breast cancer & her problems with alcohol & drugs that led to the opening of the Betty Ford Center. [Betty Ford's press secretary Sheila Rabb WEIDENFELD†- describes Betty.] [Ford Museum & Library former director Richard Norton SMITH†- comments on Betty's candor & her influence.] [In the 1980s, Betty FORD - speaks about her breast cancer & using alcohol & pills.] [President Gerald FORD - says he is indebted to only one woman.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Betty's Ford's continued involvement in the operation of the Betty Ford Center noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Snow, Kate

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