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The Substitution of Gerald R. Ford

John D. Feerick

in The Twenty-Fifth Amendment: Its Complete History and Application

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823252008
eISBN:
9780823252879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823252008.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the appointment of Gerald R. Ford as Vice President, following the resignation of Spiro Agnew. With the imminence of a vice-presidential nomination under the Twenty-Fifth ... More


The Moral Architect

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the fall of 1973 Drinan sat down for a long interview with editor Alan Westin for the Civil Liberties Review. It was a friendly interview that focused on the work of the Judiciary Committee, and ... More


The Second Act: Divided Republican Support and Flawed Result

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Republican differences over the Second Confiscation Act reveal the limits of the radicals' influence in the Thirty-seventh Congress, at least on confiscation. The Senate Judiciary Committee, ... More


Shattered American Idealism

Spencer W. McBride

in Joseph Smith for President: The Prophet, the Assassins, and the Fight for American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190909413
eISBN:
9780197572436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909413.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

In this chapter Joseph Smith returns to Nauvoo, Illinois, disappointed with his meeting with President Van Buren but hopeful that Elias Higbee can successfully get congressional support for their ... More


Labor Conflict

Richard C. Crepeau

in NFL Football: A History of America's New National Pastime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043581
eISBN:
9780252052460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043581.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Two things affected early labor relations in the NFL, a unified ownership hostile to unions and the paternal character of the coach and player relationship. NFL salaries dropped after the merger with ... More


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