President Gerald Ford was born 100 years ago Sunday. He is best known for pardoning President Richard Nixon, but a little-known story from his college days might also serve to define his character.
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What our presidents and candidates eat says a lot about the public images they strive to project. Historically, their recipes also gave us insight into the cooking advancements and habits of the period.
In the summer of 1893 and at the beginning of an economic depression, President Grover Cleveland disappeared for four days to have secret surgery on a yacht. Author Matthew Algeo recounts the episode, and the lengths Cleveland went to to cover it up, in The President Is a Sick Man.