#38 – Farewell Presidential Interview

January 2, 1977

ABC Network televises a farewell interview recorded on December 4, 1976 with President Gerald R. Ford and First Lady Betty Ford. Mrs. Ford takes ABC correspondent Barbara Walters on a White House tour, showing for the first time on television some of the occupied rooms on the third floor, such as the President’s private office. President Ford also discusses pardoning President Richard Nixon: “I just decided, regardless of the political consequences, that I would do what I thought was right.”

Farewell Presidential Interview