Radio Made in Michigan
11:15 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Biography explores Gerald Ford's early years

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Grand Rapids includes an exhibit on Ford's early years.
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Gerald Ford was the only President who came from Michigan. Biographer Rick Boorem focuses on a time of President Ford’s life far removed from the pressures of the Presidency.  His book is called ‘Young Jerry Ford, Athlete and Citizen.’

Boorem tells Current State that writing about the early years of Presidents helps him get "behind the hype" to discover what kind of people they really are.

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