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Celebrate the 100th Birthday of Betty Ford

“Lying in the hospital, thinking of all those women going for cancer check ups because of me, I’d come to recognize more clearly the power of the woman in the White House. Not my power, but the power of the position, a power which could be used to help.”

Betty Ford

In 2018, the National Archives celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Ford.

Throughout the year, the National Archives will feature programming in celebration of Betty Ford. This special programming includes teacher/student outreach, social media initiatives, and special programs and exhibits at the National Archives in Washington, DC as well as the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum.

Featured Events

Betty Ford: The Real Deal film screening in Washington, DC
In Step with Betty Ford Exhibit in Grand Rapids, MI
Betty Ford: A Champion for Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibit in Washington, DC
More Events

About Betty Ford

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Betty Ford in the Catalog