Message to Chancellor Erhard on His Victory in the German Elections.
HEARTIEST congratulations on your great victory. I look forward to an early chance to meet with you again and to discuss our great common tasks in working for the peace of Europe, the reunion of Germany, and the steady growth of the Atlantic community.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
Note: The message was read by Joseph Laitin, an assistant press secretary, at the 4:35 p.m. news briefing on Monday, September 20, 1965, in the Press Secretary's office at the White House. It was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Message to Chancellor Erhard on His Victory in the German Elections. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/240481