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Message to the Chancellor of Austria on the Death of President Schaerf.

March 01, 1965

[ Released March 1, 1965. Dated February 28, 1965 ]

His Excellency Josef Klaus Chancellor of Austria

The people of the United States share your sorrow over the death of your beloved President. They join Mrs. Johnson and me in extending deepest sympathy to your Government, the Austrian people and President Schaerf's family. He will always be remembered as a gallant fighter for the freedom and dignity of man.

LYNDON B. JOHNSON

Lyndon B. Johnson, Message to the Chancellor of Austria on the Death of President Schaerf. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/238577

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