Governor Robert Allan Shivers
October 2, 1976 photograph of U. T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center building dedication

First Lady Betty Ford was the keynote speaker at the dedication of new facilities for The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center on October 2, 1976. The event celebrated the opening of a new addition and other facilities that would double the size of the entire institution in one expansion. Shown, left to right, are Mrs. Ford, U. T. System Board of Regents Chairman Allan Shivers, M. D. Anderson President Dr. R. Lee Clark, and Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre, Chancellor of the U. T. System.