By Scott Kaufman
With 30 historiographical essays by means of proven and emerging students, this Companion is a entire photograph of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.
- Examines very important nationwide and foreign occasions through the Nineteen Seventies, in addition to presidential projects, crises, and legislation
- Discusses the biography of every guy sooner than getting into the White apartment, his legacy and paintings after leaving place of work, and the lives of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and their families
- Covers key topics 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, fiscal, social, and cultural history
- Uses the latest learn and newly published records from the 2 Presidential Libraries and the nation Department
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