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Special Coverage: President Ford's Life & Legacy

Former President Gerald Ford was often called the accidental president. He never sought the presidency on his own and was famously humble about it. The 38th president died last night at the age of 93. In this NPR Special broadcast, guests remember Ford's life and presidency.


Cokie Roberts, NPR news analyst

Barry Werth, author of 31 Days

John Robert "Bob" Greene, Paul J. Schupf professor of history and humanities at Cazenovia College. He authored The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford and The Limits of Power: The Nixon and Ford Administrations.

Roger Porter, IBM professor of business and government at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Porter served as executive secretary of the president's Economic Policy Board during the Ford administration and was a White House fellow from 1974 to 1975.

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