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Betty Ford Dies

Betty Ford Will Dedicates $500,000 To Namesake Rehab

AP | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- Betty Ford Center managers learned this week that the former first lady's final wishes call for the rehab center that bears her name to...

Addicted Artists We've Lost: A Tribute To Betty Ford

Posted 09.11.2011 | Arts

With Betty Ford's death last week, the world at large lost a great humanitarian. But the art world, in particular, lost a benefactor in the former Fir...

Remembering Betty Ford

Palm Desert, CA Patch | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

At the heart of a memorial service honoring former first lady Betty Ford sits a vibrant Palm Desert church, where past presidents and first ladies wil...

Betty Ford Honored At Memorial Service

AP | JEFF WILSON and JOHN ROGERS | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

PALM DESERT, Calif. — First ladies, past and present, and others who called the White House home remembered Betty Ford on Tuesday, not just for ...

Michelle Obama Set To Attend Betty Ford Funeral

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

PALM DESERT, Calif. -- The White House says first lady Michelle Obama will travel to California for the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford. Ford...

How Betty Ford Invented the Age of Celebrity

Landon Jones | Posted 09.09.2011 | Media
Landon Jones

In one sense the former First Lady was also the First Modern Celebrity -- the one person who more than anyone else brought the private lives of the rich and famous into the public sphere.

WATCH: Breast Cancer And Alcoholism Didn't Stop Betty -- Or Her Marriage

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Women

In some ways, Betty Ford (1918-2011) seemed before her time. She revealed more of her personal life -- including her battles with breast cancer and al...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Betty Ford

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.07.2011 | Style

Former First Lady Betty Ford passed away at age 93 on Friday. President Barack Obama released the following statement on behalf of himself and Michell...

Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies At 93

AP | CONNIE CASS and LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it. According to Mrs. Ford...