The Women Who Tried to Assassinate Gerald Ford

Gerald R. Ford. Image courtesy of David Hume Kennerly/Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

As presidents go, Gerald R. Ford might not be very memorable. If he’s remembered at all, it’s usually for pardoning Richard Nixon.

But Ford was unique in a few ways. For one, he’s the only president who was never elected, not even as a vice president. In late 1973, Nixon’s vice president, Spiro Agnew, pled no contest on tax evasion charges and resigned his office. So Nixon, using the…




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