Betty Ford: The Real Deal

Betty Ford: The Real Deal

Betty Ford
Director: Mary Beth Durkin Cast: Betty Ford
Betty Ford
, Michael Beschloss
Michael Beschloss
, Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
Mary Beth Durkin

DVD (Black & White / Wide Screen / Stereo)

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Overview

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss' candid interview with former first lady Betty Ford serves as the centerpiece of this film exploring the life and career of a woman who never shied away from controversy. When Gerald Ford first came into the White House, the American public was still reeling from Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal. By encouraging the American public to discuss issues that had historically been swept under the rug, Ford ushered in a new era of honesty and personal accountability. In this documentary, archival photos and film clips combine with new footage shot around Ford's home in Rancho Mirage, Texas to create the definitive account of her lasting legacy.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/14/2009
UPC: 0841887010504
Original Release: 2009
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Betty Ford: The Real Deal
1. Introduction [2:05]
2. Dancer [9:24]
3. Congressional Wife [7:09]
4. Second Lady [8:26]
5. Betty Blooms [16:04]
6. The Desert [10:57]
7. Credits [2:02]

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