Typed Letter, signed (possibly by auto-pen), as President, to John Scullin, Jr., of the STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE. Lyndon Baines Johnson.

“I must assure you that no collapse of any kind awaits this nation.”

Typed Letter, signed (possibly by auto-pen), as President, to John Scullin, Jr., of the STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE.

Washington, D.C: November 24, 1967.

One page, on White House stationery. 4to. “I must assure you that no collapse of any kind awaits this nation.”. Fine. In red morocco-backed clam shell box Item #248322

At a time when the nation was facing the seeming dissolution of civil society and increasing urban riots, Johnson writes: “… You are perhaps aware of my partiality for the community newspaper. I hope you will be equally aware of how crowded my schedule is just now. There are simply no moments in sight for a visit with you,. But if you will leave a future meeting to me. I will be happy to look for the opportunity. “In the meantime, I must assure you that no collapse of any kind awaits this nation. Our long and unparalleled prosperity is only one sign that we are more capable than ever of turning our challenges into our achievements …”.

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