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Telegram to Dr. Albert Schweitzer.

September 01, 1965

THE PRAYERS of millions of the world's people are with you. Our hope is that your recovery will be quick and complete.

With kindest regards.


[Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Lambarene, Gabon Republic]

Note: The telegram was read by Bill D. Moyers, Special Assistant to the President, at his news conference at 4:12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 1965. It was not made public in the form of a White House press release.

Dr. Albert Schweitzer died on September 4 at his jungle hospital in Lambarene at the age of 90.

Lyndon B. Johnson, Telegram to Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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