Gerald R. Ford Museum
Exhibits, Events, Education Center

303 Pearl Street, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

616-254-0400 (tel)
616-254-0386 (fax)

e-mail
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Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm (Daily)
(Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Days)



Gerald R. Ford Library
Research, Events, Small Exhibits

1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-205-0555 (tel)
734-205-0571 (fax)

e-mail
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Hours: 8:45am-4:45pm (M-F)
(Closed Federal Holidays)




Republican Congressional Leadership Meetings with President Richard Nixon, 1969-1973

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1969 meetings

1970-1971 meetings

1972-1973 meetings


The digitization of the Ford congressional newsletters was undertaken with the financial support of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation.

Note on file formats:
The scans are stored as PDF files. They require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader®. Adobe® also provides free PDF tools for the visually impaired.

House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford and other Republican leaders in Congress worked closely with the White House on many legislative initiatives during Richard Nixon's presidency. This site provides access to digital copies of Ford Library documents concerning 82 meetings between President Nixon and the Republican leaders of Congress. They discussed such topics as the Vietnam War, the Federal budget, appointments to government positions, or the various bills pending before Congress.

The file on any given meeting may include formal minutes compiled by Congressman Richard Poff (1969 and 1970 only), handwritten notes made by Ford or his aide Robert Hartmann, a transcript of the press briefing conducted by Ford and Senate Minority Leaders Everett Dirksen or Hugh Scott, and other documents. The documents are from the Robert Hartmann Papers or Mr. Hartmann's subject file within the Ford Congressional Papers.