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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Celebrates New Book On Garden’s Global Impact

Vail, Colo. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens is hosting a community garden party on June 26 to celebrate the release of On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains, a stunning large-format book that takes readers inside the world-renowned botanic gardens and highlights its lofty perch in the botanical world. On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains celebrates the over 3,000 alpine species that have been cultivated and curated to create a world-renowned public garden that has become a year-round attraction. Colorado-based author Sarah Chase Shaw spent nearly two years chronicling the contributions and community efforts that tell the story of the vital work at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. With more than 285 stunning photographs from all seasons, this tribute immerses readers in a behind-the-scenes look at one of Vail’s most unique treasures.
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Women’s History Month: Betty Ford

Daughter of the Former First Lady, Susan Ford Bales discusses her mothers legacy and the creation of the Betty Ford Center, reports Jason Derusha and Heather Brown(3:56). WCCO 4 News At 9 - March 19, 2021.
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The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Betty Ford

First Ladies don't always get their due because they're usually overshadowed by their husbands—the men elected President of the United States. This isn't always fair, of course; there are plenty of examples of First Ladies who matched—or excelled—their husbands in terms of brains, political acumen, and achievement. But it's hard to compete with someone who becomes the most powerful person in the world.

University Research Sheds Light on Relapse Factors for Hazelden Betty Ford

A partnership with students at the University of Minnesota has resulted in a new way for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to gain a better understanding the factors that put patients at greater risk for relapse. A team of five master of business analytics students in the university’s Carlson School...

Michelle Pfeiffer to play Betty Ford in ‘First Ladies’ anthology series

Michelle Pfeiffer is gearing up to star in Showtime’s upcoming First Ladies anthology series. According to Deadline, Academy Award nominee Michelle Pfeiffer has officially signed on to take on the role of former First Lady Betty Ford in an upcoming anthology series coming down the pipeline at Showtime. The series,...

Michelle Pfeiffer to Star as Betty Ford in Showtime's 'The First Lady'

The star power in the upcoming Showtime anthology reframing American leadership continues. Oscar and Emmy nominee, and Golden Globe winner, Michelle Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford in The First Lady (working title). Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner Susanne Bier (The Undoing) will direct and executive produce. They join another award-winning (Oscar, Emmy, and Tony) star, Viola Davis, who will play former first lady Michelle Obama and executive produce.

‘The First Lady’: Michelle Pfeiffer Will Play Betty Ford In Susanne Bier’s Anthology Series For Showtime

You have to hand it to Michelle Pfeiffer. First, because the woman seemingly hasn’t aged much at all over the past few decades, which mind-boggling and impressive. But also because in 2021, she’s poised to have a bit of a “moment” as her career comes back in a big, big way, with a role in “French Exit” that is likely to land her some serious awards love. And now, she’s lined up her next role playing one of the most famous political figures in American history.

Michelle Pfieffer To Play Betty Ford

Michelle Pfeiffer is set to play Betty Ford alongside Viola Davis as Michelle Obama in Showtime’s anthology series “The First Lady”. Ford was the first lady from 1974-77 during Gerald Ford’s presidency and among the more outspoken and politically active first ladies in history along with co-founding the addiction treatment center that bears her name.