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President Nixon's political opponents

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List of President Nixon's political opponents

Senators

Members of the House of Representatives

  • Bella Abzug
  • William R. Anderson
  • John Brademas
  • Father Robert Drinan
  • Robert Kastenmeier
  • Wright Patman

Black Congressmen and Congresswomen

  • Shirley Chisholm
  • William Clay
  • George Collins
  • John Conyers
  • Ronald Dellums
  • Charles Diggs
  • Augustus Hawkins
  • Ralph Metcalfe
  • Robert N.C. Nix
  • Parren Mitchell
  • Charles Rangel
  • Louis Stokes

Other politicians

  • John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City
  • Eugene McCarthy, former U.S senator
  • George Wallace, Governor of Alabama

Organizations

  • Black Panthers, Hughie Newton
  • Brookings Institution, Lesley Gelb and others
  • Business Executives Move for VN Peace. Henry Niles, national chairman, Vincent McGee. executive director
  • Committee for an Effective Congress. Russell Hemenway
  • Common Cause, John Gardner, Morton Halperin, Charles Goodell, Walter Hickel
  • Congressional Black Caucus
  • COPE (AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education), Alexander E Barkan
  • Council for a Livable World, Bernard T. Feld, pr idem: professor of physics. MIT
  • Farmers Union, NFO
  • Institute of Policy study Richard Barnet, Marcus Raskin
  • National Economic Council, Inc.
  • National Education Association, Sam M. Lambert president
  • National Student Association, Charles Palmer president
  • National Welfare Rights Organization, George Wiley
  • Potomac Associates, William Watts
  • SANE, Sanford Gottlieb
  • Southern Christian Leadership, Ralph Abernathy;
  • Third National Convocation on the Challenge of Building Peace, Robert V Roosa, chairman
  • Businessmen's Educational Fund.

Labor

  • Karl Feller president, International Union United Brewery. Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers, Cincinnati
  • Harold J. Gibbons, international vice president, Teamsters
  • A F Grospiron, president, Oil, Chemical Atomic Workers International Union, Denver
  • Matthew Guinan, president, Transport Work. Union of America, New York City
  • Paul Jennings, president, International Union Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers, Washington D.C.
  • Herman D. Kenin, vice president, AFL-CIO. D
  • Lane Kirkland, secretary-treasurer. AFL-CIO (we must deal with him)
  • Frederick O'Neal. president. Actors and Artists America, New York City
  • William Pollock, president, Textile Workers Union of America, New York City
  • Jacob Potofsky general president, Amalgam. Clothing Workers of America, New York City
  • Leonard Woodcock, president, United Auto Workers, Detroit
  • Jerry Wurf, international president, American Federal, State, County and Municipal Employ Washington D.C.
  • Nathaniel Goldfinger, AFL-CIO
  • I. W. Abel, Steelworkers

Media

  • Jack Anderson, columnist, "Washington Merry-Go-Round"
  • Jim Bishop, author, columnist, King Features Syndicate
  • Thomas Braden, columnist, Los Angeles Times Syndicate
  • D. J. R. Bruckner, Los Angeles Times Syndicate
  • Marquis Childs, chief Washington correspondent, St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • James Deakin, White House correspondent, St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • James Doyle, Washington Star
  • Richard Dudman, St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Jules Duscha, Washingtonian
  • William Eaton, Chicago Daily News
  • Rowland Evans Jr., syndicated columnist, Publishers Hall
  • Saul Friedmann, Knight Newspapers, syndicated columnist
  • Clayton Fritchey, syndicated columnist Washington correspondent. Harpers
  • George Frazier, Boston Globe
  • Lou Gordon, The Detroit News columnist and television talk show host
  • Katharine Graham, editor and publisher, The Washington Post
  • Pete Hamill, New York Post
  • Michael Harrington, author and journal member, executive committee Socialist party
  • Sydney J. Harris, columnist, drama critic and writer of 'Strictly Personal,' syndicated Publishers Hall
  • Robert Healy, Boston Globe
  • William Hines, Jr., journalist. science education, Chicago Sun Times
  • Stanley Karnow, foreign correspondent, Washington Post
  • Ted Knap, syndicated columnist, New York Daily News
  • Erwin Knoll, Progressive
  • Morton Kondracke, Chicago Sun Times
  • Joseph Kraft, syndicated columnist, Publishers Hall
  • James Laird, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Max Lerner, syndicated columnist, New York Post: author, lecturer, professor (Brandeis University)
  • Stanley Levey, Scripps Howard
  • Flora Lewis syndicated columnist on economics
  • Stuart Loory, Los Angeles Times
  • Mary McGrory, syndicated columnist on New Left
  • Frank Mankiewicz, syndicated columnist Los Angeles Times
  • James Millstone, St. Louis Post Dispatch
  • Martin Nolan, Boston Globe
  • Ed Guthman, Los Angeles Times
  • Thomas O'Neill, Baltimore Sun
  • John Pierson, Wall Street Journal
  • William Prochnau, Seattle Times
  • James Reston, New York Times
  • Carl Rowan, syndicated columnist, Publishers Hall
  • Warren Unna, Washington Post, NET
  • Harriet Van Horne, columnist, New York Post
  • Milton Viorst, reporter, author, writer
  • James Wechsler, New York Post
  • Tom Wicker, New York Times
  • Garry Wills, syndicated columnist, author of Nixon Agonistes
  • New York Times
  • Washington Post
  • St Louis Post Dispatch
  • Robert Manning, editor, Atlantic
  • John Osborne, New Republic
  • Richard Rovere, New Yorker
  • Robert Sherrill, Nation
  • Paul Samuelson, Newsweek
  • Julian Goodman, chief executive officer, NBC
  • John Macy, Jr, president, Public Broadcasting Corp, former Civil Service Commission
  • Marvin Kalb, CBS
  • Daniel Schorr, CBS
  • Lem Tucker, NBC
  • Sander Vanocur, NBC

Celebrities

  • Carol Channing, actress
  • Bill Cosby, comedian
  • Jane Fonda, actress and political activist
  • Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights and peace activist.
  • Steve McQueen, actor
  • Joe Namath, former New York Jets Quarterback
  • Paul Newman, actor
  • Gregory Peck, actor
  • Tony Randall, actor
  • Barbra Streisand, actress, singer, director, producer, writer, philanthropist, political advocate

Business people

  • Charles B. Beneson, president, Beneson Realty Co.
  • Nelson Bengston, president, Bengston & Co.
  • Holmes Brown, vice president, public relations, Continental Can Co.
  • Benjamin Buttenweiser, limited partner, Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
  • Lawrence G. Chait, chairman Lawrence G. Chait & Co., Inc.
  • Ernest R. Chanes, president, Consolidated Water Conditioning Co.
  • Maxwell Dane, chairman, executive committee, Doyle, Dane & Bernbach, Inc.
  • Charles H. Dyson, chairman, the Dyson-Kissner Corp.
  • Norman Eisner, president, Lincoln Graphic Arts.
  • Charles B. Finch, vice president, Alleghany Power System, Inc.
  • Frank Heineman, president, Men's Wear International.
  • George Hillman, president, Ellery Products Manufacturing Co.
  • Bertram Lichtenstein, president, Delton Ltd.
  • William Manealoff, president, Concord Steel Corp.
  • Gerald McKee, president, McKee, Berger, Mansueto.
  • Paul Milstein, president, Circle Industries Corp.
  • Stewart R. Mott, Stewart R. Mott, Associates.
  • Lawrence S. Phillips, president, Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.
  • David Rose, chairman, Rose Associates.
  • Julian Roth senior partner, Emery Roth & Sons.
  • William Ruder, president, Ruder & Finn, Inc.
  • Si Scharer, president, Scharer Associates, Inc.
  • Alfred P. Slaner, president, Kayser-Roth Corp.
  • Roger Sonnabend, chairman, Sonesta International Hotels.

Business additions

  • Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace and New National Priorities
  • Morton Sweig, president. National Cleaning Contractors
  • Alan V. Tishman, executive vice president, Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc.
  • Ira D. Wallach, president, Gottesman & Co., Inc.
  • George Weissman,, president, Philip Morris Corp.
  • Ralph Weller, president, Otis Elevator Company

Business

  • Clifford Alexander, Jr., member, Equal Opportunity Commission; LBJ's special assistant
  • Hugh Calkins, Cleveland lawyer, member, Harvard Corp
  • Ramsey Clark, partner, Weiss, Goldberg, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; former attorney general
  • Lloyd Cutler, lawyer, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.
  • Henry L. Kimelman, chief fund raiser for McGovern. president, Overview Group
  • Raymond Lapin, former president, FNMA; corporation executive
  • Hans F. Loeser, chairman, Boston Lawyers' Vietnam Committee
  • Robert McNamara, president, World Bank; former Secretary of Defense
  • Hans Morgenthau, a pioneer in the field of international relations theory.
  • Victor Palmieri, lawyer, business consultant, real estate executive, Los Angeles.
  • Arnold Picker, Muskie's chief fund raiser; chairman executive committee, United Artists
  • Robert S. Pirie, Harold Hughes' chief fund raiser: Boston lawyer.
  • Joseph Rosenfield, Harold Hughes' money man; retired Des Moines lawyer.
  • Henry Rowen, president, Rand Corp., former assistant director of budget (LBJ)
  • R. Sargent Shriver, Jr., former US. ambassador to France; lawyer, Strasser, Spiefelberg, Fried, Frank & Kempelman, Washington, D.C.; 1972 Democratic Party Vice Presidential candidate; former director of the Peace Corps
  • Theodore Sorensen, lawyer, Weiss, Goldberg, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York.
  • Ray Stark, Broadway producer.
  • Howard Stein, president and director, Dreyfus Corporation.
  • Milton Semer, chairman, Muskie Election Committee; lawyer, Semer and Jacobsen
  • George H. Talbot, president, Charlotte Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. ; headed anti-Vietnam ad
  • Arthur Taylor, vice president, International Paper Company [presently CBS president]
  • Jack Valenti, president, Motion Picture Association.
  • Paul Warnke, Muskie financial supporter, former assistant secretary of defense
  • Thomas J. Watson, Jr., Muskie financial supporter; chairman, IBM

Academics

  • Michael Ellis DeBakey, chairman, department of surgery, Baylor College of Medicine; surgeon-in-chief, Ben Taub General Hospital. Texas
  • Derek Curtis Bok, dean, Harvard Law School
  • Kingman Brewster, Jr., president, Yale University.
  • McGeorge Bundy, president, Ford Foundation.
  • Noam Chomsky, professor of linguistics, MIT
  • Carl Djerassi, professor of chemistry, and co-inventor of the first oral contraceptive pill Stanford University
  • Daniel Ellsberg, professor, MIT.
  • George Drennen Fischer, member, executive committee. National Education Association
  • J. Kenneth Galbraith, professor of economics, Harvard
  • Patricia Harris, educator, lawyer, former US. ambassador; chairman welfare committee Urban League
  • Walter Heller, regents professor of economics, University of Minnesota
  • Edwin Land, inventor of instant photography.
  • Herbert Ley, Jr., former FDA commissioner; professor of epidemiology, Harvard.
  • Matthew Stanley Meselson, professor of biology, Harvard
  • Lloyd N. Morrisett, professor and associate director, education program, University of California
  • Joseph Rhodes, Jr., fellow, Harvard; member, Scranton commission on Campus Unrest
  • Bayard Rustin, civil rights activist; director, A. Philip Randolph Institute, New York.
  • David Selden, president, American Federation of Teachers.
  • Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., professor of humanities, City University of New York
  • Jeremy Stone, director, Federation of American Scientists
  • Jerome Wiesner, president, MIT.
  • Samuel M. Lambert, president, National Education Association