Reagan Worries That the Left Wants Conservatives in Concentration Camps and Says LBJ is a Bum

November 5, 1964

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Reagan Worries That the Left Wants Conservatives in Concentration Camps and Says LBJ is a Bum
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1 page | SMC 1898

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      Two days after the crushing defeat of Barry Goldwater, Reagan - who came to national prominence with his speech supporting the 1964 Republican presidential candidate – takes stock of the nascent Conservative movement, speculates that the Left wants to see the Right in concentration camps, and gives vent to a rare burst of personal animosity: Lyndon Johnson, he declares, is a bum.


      Typed Letter Signed (“Dutch”), 1 page, quarto, on his personal letterhead, Pacific Palisades, California, November 5, 1964. To Myrt and Norman Moon in Des Moines, Iowa. With autograph envelope.
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