Gerald Ford, Politics, Government. An arresting contrast between the life styles and social dictions of two American centuries. The impressions of the Gerald Ford Administration (1974-77) and the James Buchanan, the fifteenth President of the United States (1857-61). (371 Pgs.) Beautiful DJ, VVG/VVGAUTHOR: John Updike PUBLISHER: Alfred A. Knopf, NY ISBN: 0679416811 YEAR: 1992 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed.