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    Television Programs "Face the Nation" and "Washington Conversation": Signed Guest Books. Pair of leather bound autograph albums containing hundreds of autographs (some duplicate entries) of guests who appeared on the long-running (since 1954) CBS interview show "Face the Nation" and "Washington Conversation" (early 1960s). These come from the Estate of Michael J. Marlow who produced both shows. One album in green leather measures 9.25" x 7.25" and is gold-stamped "Face the Nation" on the cover. The other album in brown leather measures 10" x 7.75" and is gold-stamped "Washington Conversation" on the cover (light wear and rubbing to each). Besides American politicians, the roster includes foreign diplomats and heads-of-state (Nasser, Nehru, Ben-Gurion, King Hussain, Aga Khan and Abba Eban). John F. Kennedy's signature appears four times. Jacqueline Kennedy also signed with an annotation pointing to her husband's entry, saying "This is my husband's illegible handwriting." Other signers include: Lyndon Johnson (3 times), Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, James Hoffa, Henry Kissinger, Roy Wilkins, Robert Kennedy (twice), Eleanor Roosevelt and Hubert Humphrey (7 times). The entries begin on July 24, 1955 and include an "address" or title and the date, sometimes with a remark, alongside the signature. The "Face the Nation" album is about 1/4 full (approximately 30 pages containing over 200 signatures), Some signatures are pasted in and there is some glue discoloration here-and-there. The binding is somewhat loose. The "Washington Conversation" album has only 6 pages filled in, completely or partially. There are 59 signatures. The binding is loose.

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