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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Cftltir RtipttG Former President Dwight I). Eisenhower was at West Branch that day, paying his respects to another former President, the late Herbert Hoover. He was photographed as he applauded the speech of former Vice-president Richard Nixon. Eisenhower, then 74, read a birthday message from President Lyndon Johnson. August IQ, 1965 Former Vice-president Richard Nixon, who was elected three years later as the 37th President of the United States, signed autographs until his arm wore out after making the major address at the observance of the 91st birthday of Herbert Hoover at West Branch, Aug. IO, 19B5. Nixon faced a sea of autograph seekers who rushed to the speaker’s stand immediately after the benediction. The centennial of Herbert Hoover’s birth is being celebrated today in West Branch. Gazette photos bv Art Hough Listen to Father Members of President Gerald R. Ford’s family sat in the audience in the East room at the White House Friday after their father was sworn in as the 38th President. From left. Michael, John, Gayle, Steven, and Susan. Hail... With tears glistening in her eyes, Betty Ford looked up in admiration Friday at her husband, Gerald, the new President of the United States. Mrs. Ford was holding the Holy Bible on which President Ford swore his oath. Chief Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger administered the* oath. UPI Telephoto Fa re well President and Mrs Richard Nixon stood together Friday in the East room of the White House, where he made a farewell address to members of the White House staff. The President boarded a helicopter immediately following his address for a short flight to Andrews air force base and a flight to California. UPI Telephoto Tearful Goodbyes AP Wirephoto Waving goodbye as President Nixon’s helicopter took off from the White House lawn Friday were David and Julie Eisenhower and Vice-president and Mrs Gerald Ford. Ford was sworn in a few minutes later as the 38th President if the United States ;

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