Lot 51: President of the U.S. On November 3, 1980, the day before the election that he lost to Ronald Reagan, President Carter made a speech at a rally in Granite City, Illinois. He particularly addressed issues concerning the steel industry, as Granite City Works, a subsidiary of U. S. Steel, was the city's largest employer. Offered here is a document which represents a portion of Carter's speech typescript. One page on White House Stationery. Carter has made a number of edits to the script, including nine words he hand printed to be inserted. He has also penned "SUSAN CARD", representing instructions to Susan Clough, his secretary, to put the script on a card. Included is a printed copy of the entire speech.
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