The Capitol was a space where the 13-term Representative had "always felt comfortable," CBS' Capitol Hill correspondent Sharyl Attkisson told us. In 1961 he was designated "the Congressmen's Congressman" by his colleagues. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell focused on the contrast between Ford the public figure and Ford the family patriarch. Even as the President and former Presidents and Cabinet members viewed the casket--so did everyday citizens. "The Ford children made this national event seem neighborly as they stood to greet and thank those who came to honor their dad."
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