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Nelson Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st Vice President of the United States on December 19, 1974, becoming only the second person ever to be appointed Vice President under the 25th Amendment.

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Allan Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Margaret Hoover (Mrs. HH Jr.), Herbert Hoover Jr. shopping for Christmas gifts. Secret Service man George Drescher stands behind President Hoover. 12/2/31. 9 more words

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Anticipating Presidential Protection

One of the last official acts of President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) before leaving for Ford’s Theater where he would be fatally shot was to sign legislation that created the United States Secret Service. 86 more words

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Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in the White House

The 1987 White House holiday card illustrated the Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln displayed over the State Dining Room mantel.   67 more words

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Betty Ford’s Honorary Degree

Betty Ford received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Michigan during Winter Commencement at Crisler Arena on December 19, 1976. 77 more words

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Need a last-minute but awesome gift idea? How about giving someone the experience of sleeping next to our most important historic documents in the National Archives in Washington, DC?

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