Tribute to President Gerald Ford
July 17, 2003
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Run time: 63 minutes
The speakers talked about President Ford, and many reminisced about their experiences with him. The former president talked about the value of journalism to America, and presented the Gerald R. Ford Foundation annual journalism awards. Bob Woodward and Dan Balz of The Washington Post received the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency. Greg Jaffe of The Wall Street Journal received the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense. President Ford celebrated his 90th birthday five days before this event.