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 was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.