Former President Ford dies at 93

RANCHO MIRAGE, California (CNN) — Former President Gerald Ford, who became president in 1974 after the resignation of Richard Nixon, died Tuesday at age 93.

Ford, the oldest surviving former U.S. president, died peacefully at 6:45 p.m. PT (9:45 p.m. ET) Tuesday at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, according to a statement from his office. The cause of death was not given.

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  1. Sweettooth120 December 31, 2006 at 2:35 am

    Was watching the coverage as they laid him into State, but I wonder why Bush or any of the former presidents were onsite. Does anyone know?

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