Jim Lehrer interviewed former President Ford as part of a special report called "Debating Our Destiny" highlighting key moments of presidential debates over the last 40 years. The following are excerpts.
Former President Ford, who died at his California home Tuesday, led the nation after the Watergate affair and the end of the Vietnam war. The NewsHour presents a report on his life.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Former President Ford, who worked to help the nation heal after the Watergate scandal forced his predecessor Richard Nixon from office, died Tuesday at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home at age 93.
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who guided the newspaper through Watergate, the Pentagon Papers and other crises, sits down for an extended conversation with Jim Lehrer about journalism and his career.
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