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Updated: March 11, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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House Republican Leader Gerald Ford acknowledges applause after President Richard Nixon tapped him to be Vice president of the United Stated to succeed Spiro Agnew on October 12, 1973. The announcement, which brought cheers from Congress, was made in the East Room of the White House. (UPI Photo/Files)
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