President Gerald Ford was the first to turn the title of the State of the Union address into a hallmark phrase with a verb.
By Lisa Desjardins
On Friday, Donald Trump’s campaigning began long before he reached President Gerald Ford's Michigan tomb, where he was slated to speak. He unleashed a slew of early morning tweets maligning Alicia Machado, a former Miss Universe he had previously mocked…
By PBS NewsHour
From Bo lookalikes planted around the White House, to one of the Fords' puppies snacking on an ornament, view photos of the White House pets through the years at holiday time.
By Larisa Epatko
A meal shared by Pilgrims and American Indians might get most of the credit for the creation of Thanksgiving, but it was Abraham Lincoln who officially proclaimed the last Thursday in November a holiday, back in 1864. This slide show…
By Jason Kane
By Larisa Epatko
Betty Ford -- wife of President Gerald Ford, advocate for breast cancer awareness and activist for women's issues -- died Friday with her children around her at age 93.
'Haunting Legacy' Details Vietnam War's Hold on Politics…
Jim Lehrer: A Look Back at a Career in Journalism…
Gen. Alexander Haig, who served as Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan and as an aide in the Nixon administration, died Saturday at age 85. Robert MacNeil sat down with Haig in 1987 during his bid for the Republican presidential…
South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's interruption of President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday night was a rare instance of presidential heckling, but it was not the first. Historian Richard Norton Smith discusses past instances and the context.
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