The nomination of Lewis F. Powell Jr. to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S., 12005.

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Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914-. The nomination of Lewis F. Powell Jr. to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S., 12005.

The nomination of Lewis F. Powell Jr. to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S., 12005.

Byrd's memo describes his friendship with Powell whom he credits as the brains behind the "Democrats for Eisenhower" in 1952. He discusses his successful campaign to have Richard Nixon nominate Powell to the Supreme Court, Attorney General Mitchell's objection to Powell's age, Powell's nomination, and his canvassing on Powell's behalf, including introducing the nominee to 61 senators in one day.

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