When the center held : Gerald Ford and the rescue of the American presidency / Donald Rumsfeld
Book | Free Press | 2018 | First Free Press hardcover edition.

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Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Description
xvii, 331 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-309) and index.
Contents
The long national nightmare -- "Give me hell" -- The pardon -- Public enemy number one -- Choosing Rockefeller -- Morning coats and wolf furs: Ford abroad -- Neither confirm nor deny; The Glomar Explorer and the crisis in the CIA -- The Reagan shadow -- The fall of Vietnam -- Ford at the helm: the SS Mayaguez crisis -- Commander in Chief -- Assassins' target -- The (so-called) Halloween massacre -- Rumble from the right -- Last campaign.
Summary
A revealing political memoir of the presidency of Gerald Ford is seen through the eyes of Donald Rumsfeld, Ford's former secretary of defense, chief of staff, and longtime personal confidant.
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9781501172939 (hardcover)
150117293X (hardcover)
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