Signed by President Richard Nixon, the Hearings on the Nomination of Gerald R. Ford to be the Vice President of the United States.
Octavo, 793pp. Original printed wrappers. Lightly soiled covers, stain to foredge of text block. Signed by President Richard Nixon on the title page. A scarce signed piece, as we can find no other copies of this publication signed by either Vice President Ford or President Nixon.
With the investigation and eventual resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, the Nixon administration was desperate to nominate a vice presidential candidate who could withstand congressional scrutiny. Former House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford was the candidate they chose, after giving consideration to California Governor Ronald Reagan, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and former Texas Governor John Connally.