Biography Details Impact First Lady Betty Ford Had On The Country
Monday, September 24, 2018
First Lady Betty Ford left a lasting legacy on American culture by talking openly about problems that were considered taboo.
Ford opened up a national conversation by discussing her experience with breast cancer and her struggles with addiction. Betty Ford clinics have helped tens of thousands of Americans.
Lisa McCubbin writes about Ford's contributions in the new biography “Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer.”
McCubbin joins Midday Edition Monday to discuss Ford's legacy.
Lisa McCubbin, author, “Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer”
She will be speaking at Warwick's in La Jolla on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
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