The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford

Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Time: 
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Location (building & room): 
Rackham Auditorium
915 E. Washington Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Join the conversation: #umbettyford A trailblazing First Lady who brought candor and integrity to our national conversation. A passionate advocate of women's rights, Mrs. Ford engaged challenging social issues at great political risk and with a rare personal vulnerability. Her considerable impact on American life and culture has only deepened with time.

  • Keynote policy lecture by Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • Performance by Miki Orihara, principal dancer, Martha Graham Dance Company: Letter to the World excerpt -- "Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door"
  • Tribute remarks from President Mary Sue Coleman, Michael Ford, and other special guests

Special thanks to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum for archival assistance and photographs. www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov

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