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Telegram Sent from Archbishop Iakovos to President Johnson Complimenting Him on His Speech to the Nation

PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON

THE WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON, D. C.

 March 16, 1965

 

MR. PRESIDENT: YOURS WAS AN HISTORY MAKING ADDRESS MARKING THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY AT ITS BEST STOP EXPRESSING THE FEELINGS OF GRATITUDE AND ADMIRATION OF MY PEOPLE, I JOIN THEM IN PRAYER, THAT YOUR PRESIDENCY SHALL OPEN NEW HORIZONS FOR OUR POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY AND LIFE AND CREATE NEW MINDS AND HEARTS IN THE DEPTHS OF THE PRESENT. GENERATION AND THOSE TO COME.

 

ARCHBISHOP IAKOVOS