Call to President Lyndon B. Johnson to Fight Poverty and Withdraw Troops from Vietnam

Jesús Colón Papers, 1901-1974

Correspondence to President Lyndon B. Johnson from the Testimonial Committee for Jesús Colón, calling for the president to fight systematic poverty and to pull U.S. troops out of the Vietnam War. The letter was influenced by their mourning of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Date
circa 1968, Date accepted
Creator
Jesús Colón
Location

Riverside Plaza Hotel

Language
English
Document Type
Document: correspondence
Identifier
JeCo_b01_f07_0293
Related Keywords
Poverty, Racism, Vietnam War, Politicians
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Lyndon B. Johnson, Testimonial Committee for Jesús Colón, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Related Places
Upper West Side (is referenced)
Citation
Jesús Colón Papers, 1901-1974. Call to President Lyndon B. Johnson to Fight Poverty and Withdraw Troops from Vietnam: JeCo_b01_f07_0293. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Sep 2019.
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Repository
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