John P. Carlin “Dawn of the Code Wars”

John P. Carlin, former DOJ Assistant Attorney General and former Chief of Staff to the FBI Director III, presented his book “Dawn of the Cold Wars” which takes readers to the front lines of a global fight as the DOJ and the FBI chases down hackers, online terrorist recruiters, and spies

Jeffrey Rosen “Constitution Day 2019”

The Hauenstein Center welcomed Jeffrey Rosen, President & CEO of the National Constitution Center, as he shared his insights into the future of the Constitution and the Supreme Court in our increasingly challenged democracy

Garrett Graff “The Only Plane in the Sky”

Journalist Garrett Graff discussed his new book “The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11” which captures what America experienced on 9/11 and uncovers the story of the fear, trauma, confusion, and emotions of that day

Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony 2019

The Foundation hosted the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of President Gerald R. Ford, marking the 106th anniversary of his birth, with remarks by USS Gerald R. Ford crew member LTJG Nick Spaleny from Kalamazoo, Michigan

Betty Ford street-naming at Grand Rapids Airport

In honor of former First Lady Betty Ford, the Grand Rapids International Airport named a road on the airport’s ground, Betty Ford Drive, following a naming contest in which airport employees submitted the winning selection, ‘Betty Ford’

2019 Foundation Annual Dinner

The Ford Family was joined by Trustees, Ford Administration Alumni, and ‘Friends of Ford’ for the Annual Dinner where former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill was presented with the Medal for Distinguished Public Service, and Prizes for Distinguished Reporting were also awarded

Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prizes for Reporting in 2018

The 32nd Annual Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prizes for Distinguished reporting in 2018 were presented by Trustee Carla A. Hills at the Foundation’s Annual Dinner, with Molly Ball, Jenna McLaughlin, and Zach Dorfman receiving recognition for their work

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