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    Gerald Ford's Prescription Eyeglasses President Gerald Ford was sometimes lampooned in the press for occasionally tripping while exiting the presidential plane, Air Force One, or while walking through the Rose Garden at the White House. Keeping this in mind, it should come as no surprise that a pair of his prescription glasses once had to be sent out for repairs due to a severely cracked lens. This pair of Ford's personal glasses were rescued by an aide who was attached to the National Security Council and was able to obtain them during the Ford administration. A handwritten historically significant letter signed by the official accompanies this nice presidential item.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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