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The Resource Write it when I'm gone : remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford, Thomas M. DeFrank

Write it when I'm gone : remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford, Thomas M. DeFrank

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Write it when I'm gone : remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford
Title
Write it when I'm gone
Title remainder
remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford
Statement of responsibility
Thomas M. DeFrank
Title variation
Write it when I am gone
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eng
Summary
In an series of private interviews, conducted over sixteen years with the stipulation that they not be released until after his death, the 38th President of the United States reveals a profoundly different side of himself: funny, reflective, gossipy, strikingly candid. In 1974, journalist DeFrank, then a young correspondent for Newsweek, was interviewing Vice President Gerald R. Ford when Ford blurted out something indiscreet, came around his desk, grabbed DeFrank's tie, and told the reporter he could not leave the room until he promised not to publish it. "Write it when I'm dead," he said--and that agreement formed the basis for their relationship for the next 32 years. During that time, they talked frequently, but from 1991 to shortly before Ford's death, the interviews became unguarded conversations in which Ford talked in a way few presidents ever have.--From publisher description
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Write it when I'm gone : remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford, Thomas M. DeFrank
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm54675348
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399154508
Lccn
2007032750
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Write it when I'm gone : remarkable off-the-record conversations with Gerald R. Ford, Thomas M. DeFrank
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm54675348
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399154508
Lccn
2007032750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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