ROMAN L. HRUSKA - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/09/1967 - HFSID 157374
Sale Price $136.00
The Nebraska Senator signs this letter to Ben Mandel in regard to his retirement
Typed letter signed: "Roman Hruska" as U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1p, 8x10½. Washington, D.C., 1967 November 9. On his United States Senate, Committee on the Judiciary letterhead to Mr. Ben Mandel, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Washington, D.C. Begins: "Dear Ben". In full: "As you retire from your position as director of research for the Internal Security Sub-committee, I want you to know of my deep appreciation, both personally and professionally, of your splendid record of service. You have my very best wishes for a long and carefree retirement, one that is well earned after your quarter of a century of capable and dedicated service to the Congress. With kind personal regards." BENJAMIN MANDEL worked on the staffs of the House Un-American Activities Committee and then on the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee before retiring from government service in 1967. ROMAN LEE HRUSKA (1904-1999), a former attorney, was a Republican U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 1954-1976. Previously, he had represented the state as a U.S. Congressman (1953-1954). Hruska is best known for a comment he made regarding President Richard Nixon's Supreme Court nominee Harold Carswell. Hearing someone accuse Carswell of mediocrity, Hruska responded that there were many mediocre people and judges, and mediocrity deserved representation on the Court. Slightly creased. Lightly shaded at upper blank margin. Otherwise, fine condition.
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