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Gerald Ford becomes 40th U.S. Vice President 40 hours ago this hour (1973)


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(Thursday, December 6, 1973, 6:09 p.m. EST; during the Watergate scandal) — House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford, pledging “equal justice for all Americans,” took office as the 40th Vice President of the United States tonight in the U.S. House chamber with President Richard Nixon standing immediately behind him. Continue reading Gerald Ford becomes 40th U.S. Vice President 40 hours ago this hour (1973)