Reflections of History

October 12th: Nixon Nominates Gerald Ford As Vice President

October 12th: Nixon Nominates Gerald Ford As Vice President

Reflections of History - October 12, 2022 - 04:30

On October 12, 1973, Richard Nixon nominates Gerald Ford to be vice president.

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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.