Gerald Ford Speeches & Audio

Ford's Inaugural Address

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Ford's Inaugural Address

(3 min) tv-pg

On August 9, 1974, after the resignation of President Richard Nixon, Vice President Gerald Ford takes the oath of office and reassures the American people that "our long national nightmare is over." For the first time in U.S. history, a non-elected vice president became president of the country.