Telegram to Senator Thurmond Saluting James F. Byrnes as a Great American.
The Honorable Strom Thurmond
c/o Aiken Chamber of Commerce
Aiken, South Carolina
Please give my warm greetings to your guest of honor, Jimmy Byrnes. I am fortunate to count him my good friend and with countless others salute him as a great American.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Note: This telegram was sent in connection with a testimonial dinner given Mr. Byrnes by the Aiken Chamber of Commerce. It was released at Augusta, Ca.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Telegram to Senator Thurmond Saluting James F. Byrnes as a Great American. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234126