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Carter, James E. (1924- ) to Matthew Rinaldo re: pardon for Vietnam Draft Evaders

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06787 Author/Creator: Carter, James E. (1924- ) Place Written: [Washington?] Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1977/01/06 Pagination: 1 p. 26.7 x 18.4 cm

Summary of Content: Written on personal stationery and signed "Jimmy." In part: "I appreciate your comments asking me to reconsider my decision to issue a pardon for Vietnam draft evaders, and am sorry we disagree on this matter." Renaldo was a member of Congress.

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Full Transcript: JIMMY CARTER
January 6, 1977



To Congressman Matthew Rinaldo

I appreciate your comments asking me to reconsider my decision to issue a pardon for Vietnam draft evaders, and am sorry we disagree ...on this matter.

Thank you for letting me know of your views.
Sincerely,
Jimmy
Jimmy Carter
JC/sca
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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PresidentCongressGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryPardonVietnam WarConscription

Sub Era: The Seventies

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