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Presented By: Residential College

The Making of Two Presidents, featuring Donald Holloway, Curator, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum; Marilynn Olson, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Texas State University; Claudia Nelson, Professor Emerita of English, Texas A&M University

Presented by the Arts & Ideas in the Humanities Program, U-M Residential College

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Join us for three short talks about presidents Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan who both celebrated childhood reading as roadmaps to the future. Come learn about beloved stories that provided them steps to get where they wanted to go.

Donald Holloway
Curator, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
"A Matter of Trust: The Molding of Jerry Ford"

Marilynn Olson
Distinguished Professor Emerita, Texas State University
“Boys not so different from me”: Gerald Ford and the allure of Horatio Alger

Claudia Nelson
Professor Emerita of English, Texas A&M University
“Morality and fair play”: Ronald Reagan’s Childhood Reading
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January 26, 2021 (Tuesday) 2:30pm

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