JOHN W. GARDNER - PRINTED CARD SIGNED IN INK - HFSID 54133
JOHN W. GARDNER Signature of the distinguished author as LBJ's Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Printed Card Signed in Ink: "John W Gardner" as LBJ's Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 5½x3¼.
Sale Price $108.00
JOHN W. GARDNER
Signature of the distinguished author as LBJ's Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
Printed Card Signed in Ink: "John W Gardner" as LBJ's Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 5½x3¼. Imprinted at upper margin: "The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare/Washington, D.C." John William Gardner (1912-2002), who had served as President of the Carnegie Corporation, was Lyndon B. Johnson's Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from 1965-1968. During Gardner's tenure, Medicare was launched and the landmark Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 was passed. Gardner, who was involved in the creation of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and founded Common Cause and Independent Sector, was also the author of several books, primarily on leadership, including Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too? (1961), Self-Renewal (1964), No Easy Victories (1968), The Recovery of Confidence (1970), In Common Cause (1972) and On Leadership (1990). He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. Slightly creased and soiled. Light impressions of photo corners at lower left and upper right corners. Fine condition.
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