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How Did Former President Gerald Ford’s Dog Help End Meetings in the Oval Office?

Most presidents of the United States have kept pets while in office. Or in other words, pets have been a part of the first families. Only James K. Polk, Andrew Johnson, and Donald Trump had no presidential pets during their term. On the other hand, Johnson took care of some mice he discovered in his …

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Who is Frank Wills?

African American Security Guard Frank Wills immediately called D.C. Police Department because of observed tampering at the Watergate’s locks. Although his deeds eventually led to the reveal of the Watergate Scandal, he received no compensation and continued to live his life in poverty.  Frank Wills played a vital role in the arrest of the burglars …

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When President Gerald Ford wanted to end a conversation in the Oval Office he would signal Liberty, his golden retriever, and she would go to the guest wagging her tail, creating a natural break.

Liberty (dog) Susan, Betty and President Gerald Ford with Liberty and her puppies at the White House in 1975 Honor’s Foxfire Liberty Hume (February 8, 1974 – 1984) (AKC Registration Number SB578950) was the Golden Retriever Presidential pet of Betty Ford and Gerald Ford. Liberty was born February 8, 1974 and given to the president …

When President Gerald Ford wanted to end a conversation in the Oval Office he would signal Liberty, his golden retriever, and she would go to the guest wagging her tail, creating a natural break. Read More »