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Message to Newly Designated President Guerrero Following the Death of President Schick of Nicaragua.

August 04, 1966

ON BEHALF of the U.S. Government and people I extend deepest condolences to you and the Nicaraguan people over the death of President Schick who so ably contributed to the progress of his country.

As you assume the heavy new responsibilities placed on you today, I wish you every success. I look forward to a continuation of the close cooperation between our two countries established with the late President.

LYNDON B. JOHNSON

[His Excellency Dr. Lorenzo Guerrero, President of the Republic of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua]

Note: The message was read by Bill D. Moyers, Special Assistant to the President, at his news conference at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 1966, at the White House. It was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
See also Item 367.

Lyndon B. Johnson, Message to Newly Designated President Guerrero Following the Death of President Schick of Nicaragua. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/239268

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