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By Scott Kaufman

ISBN-10: 1444349945

ISBN-13: 9781444349948

With 30 historiographical essays via confirmed and emerging students, this Companion is a accomplished photograph of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.

  • Examines vital nationwide and foreign occasions throughout the Seventies, in addition to presidential tasks, crises, and legislation
  • Discusses the biography of every guy prior to getting into the White residence, his legacy and paintings after leaving place of work, and the lives of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and their families
  • Covers key issues and matters, together with Watergate and the pardon of Richard Nixon, the Vietnam struggle, neoconservatism and the increase of the recent correct, and the Iran hostage crisis
  • Incorporates presidential, diplomatic, army, financial, social, and cultural history
  • Uses the newest examine and newly published records from the 2 Presidential Libraries and the country Department

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