Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 85,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World through the end of the twentieth century.

Rogers, Arthur L., fl. 1973 to Congressman Carlos J. Moorhead

Order a pdf of this item here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09613.02.0216 Author/Creator: Rogers, Arthur L., fl. 1973 Place Written: Los Angeles, California Type: Petition Date: circa 1973-1974 Pagination: 1 p. ; 33.0 x 21.6 cm. Order a Copy

One petition from the Grass Roots Impeachment Movement to Congressman Carlos J. Moorhead dated 1973-1974. The Grass Roots Impeachment Movement support the impeachment of President Nixon. One page of a petition, listing 12 names with addresses. It reads in part, "We, the undersigned, believe our nation was founded on the principle that no citizen is above the law, and every citizen is entitled to a fair trial on charges of wrongdoing. Accordingly we ask the impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon to assure him of a fair trial on the charges that he has conspired in obstruction of justice, subornation of perjury, subversion, illegal surveillance and other unlawful activities."

Moorhead, Carlos J., 1922-2011
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Rogers, Arthur L., fl. 1973

Citation Guidelines for Online Resources