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The Mary Lasker Papers

Title:
Letter from Lady Bird Johnson to Mary Lasker pdf (40,978 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Lady Bird Johnson to Mary Lasker
Description:
Lady Bird Johnson was a personal friend of Lasker, with whom she shared an interest in flowers, gardening, and urban beautification. Their friendship gave Lasker access to President Lyndon Johnson, who credited medical science with saving his life after his heart attack in 1958, and who was responsive to the memoranda and drafts of speeches Lasker regularly submitted to him.
Item is a photocopy.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (40,978 Bytes)
Date:
1968-07-30 (July 30, 1968)
Creator:
Johnson, Lady Bird
White House
Recipient:
Lasker, Mary
Source:
Original Repository: Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Mary Lasker Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Lady Bird Johnson.
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Box Number:
276
Unique Identifier:
TLBBCL
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Series I
SubSeries: Topical Files
Folder: Johnson, President Lyndon, 1964-1968
Transcript:
July 30, 1968
Dear Mary:
I've just read the book on the Federal Health Programs you gave to the President the other day. The wonderful thing about this book is that it is an understandable capsule account which even a person constantly on the run (as we all are today) may read, and, better than that, take in and remember. The pictures add so graphically to one's understanding of this poignant yet exciting subject.
You do so much. I wanted to add my thanks to the many millions of others.
With dearest love,
Lady Bird
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2008-07-23
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