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An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient First Lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me.

Betty Ford: First Lady is the inspiring story of an ordinary Midwestern girl thrust onto the world stage and into the White House under extraordinary circumstances. Setting a precedent as First Lady, Betty Ford refused to be silenced by her critics as she publicly championed equal rights for women, and spoke out about issues that had previously been taboo -breast cancer, depression, abortion, and sexuality. Privately, there were signs something was wrong. After a painful intervention by her family, she admitted to an addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs. Her courageous decision to speak out publicly sparked a national dialogue.

336 pages

  • Title: Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
  • Author: Lisa McCubbin
  • Publication Date: 9/11/2018
  • ISBN: 9781501164682
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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