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The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford

Thursday, October 11, 2012
3:00 PM
4:30 PM

Rackham Auditorium
915 E. Washington Street
Ann ArborMI 48109
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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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Rackham Auditorium
915 E. Washington Street
Ann ArborMI 48109

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