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Truth is the glue that holds government together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go.




Gerald R. Ford, 1913–2006, 38th President of the United States (Republican, MI), Speaker of the House, 1973

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Gerald R. Ford
Gerald R. Ford
  • Born: July 14, 1913
  • Died: December 26, 2006
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th president of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977. Before his accession to the presidency, Ford served as the 40th vice president of the United States from December 1973 to August 1974. Ford is the only person to have served as both vice president and president without being elected to either office by the United States Electoral College.

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