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My Turn: A misguided article on NPR-A

...legislation that re-established the Naval Reserve No. 4 as our National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska back in 1976 under Gerald Ford.That change in management (from the Navy to the Department of the Interior) for this huge area in our Western Arctic...
Texas GOP wages war on thinking

...Remember when Republicans were grown-ups? Agree with them or not, you never thought of Bob Dole, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, even Richard Nixon as less than serious, substantive adults, susceptible like all serious, substantive adults...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...however. And they're seldom an election's single deciding factor, scholars such as McKinney say.President Gerald Ford's insistence in 1976 that "there is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe" undermined confidence in his ability...
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Unemployment below 8 percent, first time since 2009

...economy has regained 4.6 million, or a little more than half, of those lost jobs.No incumbent president since Gerald Ford in 1976 has faced re-election when the unemployment rate was as high as September's 7.8 percent, even after the...
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Efforts to relax pot rules gaining momentum in the US

...dispensaries may have on hand.Robert DuPont, who served as the nation's drug czar under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, said Americans should be wary of a slippery slope to legalization. While marijuana may not cause the life-threatening...
Around The Bases, Juneau Majors looking for state softball title

...Barrack Obama becomes the first Commander-in-Chief to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in an All-Star game since Gerald Ford tossed the ball at the beginning of the 1976 All-Star Game. After warming up in the White House Rose Garden prior...
Photo: Day with the Fords, 1990

Former U.S. President Gerald Ford, right, and his wife, Betty, are introduced on June 19, 1990, to Wade Cowper, 3, with a little help from Wade's father...
Sports in Juneau

...Tournament: 8 a.m. at the Mendenhall Golf Course. Tournament commemorates 10th anniversary of former president Gerald Ford's visit with British Lord Leonard James Callahan in Juneau. Benefits Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Info: Lee...
Fore-d! Tourney recalls former president's visit

For Tom and Koggie File and their Mendenhall Golf Course, June 19, 1990, is an epochal date. It was the day Gerald Ford came to visit. Oh, and a former British prime minister stopped by, too. "It was an exciting day - one that we'll...
A response to Florida

...fix the electoral system is gradually emerging. On Tuesday, a commission headed by ex-presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford presented a blueprint for reform at a Rose Garden ceremony, and today a nonpartisan group called the Constitution Project...


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