The Children of Gerald Ford

Portrait of the Ford Family

President Gerald Ford had three boys and one daughter with his wife, Betty Ford. Many Americans perceived the First Family as lively, lively, youthful, and, most all, typical—attributes that helped the American public’s comfort level with Ford, a man they had not chosen as President. He was the only President in American … Read more

Children of Lyndon Johnson

Portrait of the Johnson family

Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in Texas but spent much of his career in Washington, D.C. He married Claudia “Lady Bird” Alta Taylor in 1934; she was one of America’s most active First Ladies, tirelessly advocating for her husband and career; her most lasting achievement was the Highway Beautification Act well as … Read more