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Ex-President Ford hospitalized in Calif

by Mark5019 / January 16, 2006 11:16 AM PST

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Gerald Ford, 92, was admitted to a California hospital on Monday for treatment of pneumonia, his spokeswoman said.

"President Ford was admitted to Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage with pneumonia. He is doing well and resting comfortably," spokeswoman Penny Circle said in a prepared statement.

She said she would release no further details on Monday and hospital officials declined to comment.

Ford, president in the mid-1970s, was taken to the hospital in December for what his office said were routine tests. He suffered a mild stroke in August 2000 and was hospitalized briefly in 2003 after suffering dizzy spells while playing golf in the desert heat near Palm Springs.

Doctors and friends said at the time that Ford, an avid golfer and former college football player, was in excellent health generally.

Ford took office in August 9, 1974, when Richard Nixon resigned amid the Watergate scandal. Nixon had named Ford as vice president to replace Spiro Agnew, who also had stepped down
http://reuters.myway.com/article/20060117/2006-01-17T002322Z_01_N16272718_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-FORD-DC.html

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