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Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies at 93

Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford and founder of the drug and alcohol center in her name, has died, CNN.com reports. She was 93.

Ford, who served as the First Lady from 1974 to 1977, died Friday evening surrounded by family.

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What Makes Presidential Debates So Great?

Who ever thought the presidential primary debates would be one of the biggest TV attractions of the year? Cable news channels have reaped record ratings and even the broadcast networks have been vying for the events because of viewer interest. It should only grow more intense when the two nominees meet in the fall. The debates are already scheduled for Sept. 26, Oct. 7 and Oct. 15. But getting the candidates to participate has never been easy according to a new book Inside the Presidential Debates ( shop Amazon.com) by Craig L. Lamay and Newton N. Minow, a former FCC commissioner and vice chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which has organized the face-offs in every election year since 1976. The Biz talked to the authors about what makes the debates so great.
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Leadership Ford, 1975
Gerald Ford: 1974 - 1977
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Year Title Description
2014 President Ford's First News Conference TV Show Series, Speaker
2014 President Ford and the Nixon Pardon TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 Gerald Ford Sworn in as President of the United States TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 Ford Address to Joint Session of Congress TV Show Series, Speaker
2013 Life Portrait of Gerald R. Ford TV Show Series, Subject (person only)

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