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    Lyndon B. Johnson Autograph Note Signed as President, a brief note scribbled beneath a TLS from a White House staffer. One page, 6.25" x 9.25", June 9, 1965. Dick Goodwin sends the following message to President Johnson, " Mr. President: Now that my prophecy is about to be realized, I thought you would like to see this memo which I sent you many months ago." Johnson's reply in full reads, "Dick - What is your point? I don't get it - L." The note is accompanied by a copy of the April 29, 1965 memo Goodwin is referring to. The memo is regarding the United State's policy toward DeGaulle and France. On the cover note, Goodwin states, "Mr. President: I sent you this memorandum last summer. I believe everything in it is still true, and just as urgent. Dick Goodwin, April 29, 1965." President Johnson's note in reply reads, "I agree - send this to Thom Manee [?] an let's get busy. - L." Johnson is one of the scarcest of 20th Century presidents to obtain a holograph of as President. A near fine example, suitable to complete a Presidential collection.


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