By Scott Kaufman
With 30 historiographical essays by way of demonstrated and emerging students, this Companion is a complete photo of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.
- Examines vital nationwide and overseas occasions through the Nineteen Seventies, in addition to presidential projects, crises, and legislation
- Discusses the biography of every guy ahead of getting into the White condo, his legacy and paintings after leaving place of work, and the lives of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and their families
- Covers key issues and concerns, together with Watergate and the pardon of Richard Nixon, the Vietnam conflict, neoconservatism and the increase of the hot correct, and the Iran hostage crisis
- Incorporates presidential, diplomatic, army, monetary, social, and cultural history
- Uses the newest study and newly published records from the 2 Presidential Libraries and the country Department
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A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter by Scott Kaufman