GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — On August 9, 1974 moments after being sworn into office, President Gerald R. Ford addressed the nation and began the healing process after Watergate.

President Richard Nixon resigned before he could be impeached. President Ford was left to unite the country. 

After the impeachment trial and acquittal of President Donald Trump our country seems more divided than ever.

A curator for the Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Don Holloway, discusses how former President Ford dealt with the aftermath of Nixon's resignation. 

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