An entire generation or two has grown up without knowing what it’s like to have a president leave the White House in disgrace.
A few hours later, Gerald Ford took office…
The new “era of good feeling” lasted a month. And then he pardoned the former president.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.