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Former Presidents Look to One Another For Advice, Friendship

Oval Office Greeting

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Oval Office Greeting

Nixon and Ford met, socialized, and even carpooled together as young congressmen in 1949 and 1950. Against his instinct, Nixon tapped Ford as his vice president in 1973; Ford pardoned Nixon in 1974.

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