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"One of the best presidential biographies I have read. It explains the rise of the Republican Party as a ruling majority today. It is fast paced and extremely well written. It is a worthy assessment of Mr. Ford's presidency." -- (Lanett, AL) Valley Times-News
"The reader come away from reading this fine and impeccably researched book with a new appreciation for Gerald Ford as a sophisticated thinker and a person with a consistent vision for the nation's domestic and international policy.... Succeeds admirably as a political biography." -- Business History Review
"In this impressive book, he argues that Ford's tenure as president deserves more consideration and even praise than it has often received. After reading it, one is hard pressed to disagree with the author's conclusion." -- H-Net Reviews
"A welcome study of an unusual American president." -- Journal of American History
"This ambitious work calls for a reexamination of the Ford presidency in light of the formidable challenges he faced upon taking office. A welcome and important addition to the literature on the Ford presidency." -- Library Journal
"Adds a great deal to our understanding of Ford's priorities and guiding philosophy for the nation's domestic and international policies. Mieczkowski shows within a broad historical context how Ford dealt with the challenges the country faced during the mid-1970s." -- Michigan Historical Review
"By a masterful analysis, Mieczkowski shows how Ford restored credibility to government and promoted amicable relations with Congres." -- Richard Lowitt, University of Oklahoma
Yanek Mieczkowski, professor of history at Dowling College, is the author of The Routledge Historical Atlas of Presidential Elections and Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige.
In all this is a fascinating book to read and I recommend it to all students of political history.
The book does a good job of detailing how the energy problems and inflation that plagued Ford were not of his making, and would have caused problems for any president.
This book is about how Gerald Ford confronted the numerous problems that confronted the nation during the 1970s.
This book is about how Gerald Ford confronted the numerous problems that confronted the nation during the 1970s. The book is divided into several parts. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nicholas Roberts