Inscribed note from Senator Chuck Hagel to Jack Valenti on senate stationary. Note reads: “Dear Jack – Thanks for your thoughtful note. These are historic times. Not unlike right after WWII, we have an opportunity to help re-shape the world – for the better! Take care of yourself. Look forward to seeing you soon. Your fan, Chuck.” Note is dated June 25th, 2003.
Comments: Jack Valenti was a Special Advisor to President Lyndon Johnson from 1964-1966. His wife, Mary Margaret Valenti, was a personal secretary of Senator Johnson from 1956-1962. Jack Valenti was in Dallas in November, 1963 and can be seen in the famous photograph of President Johnson being sworn in aboard Air Force One, next to Mrs. Johnson. Jack Valenti would go on to become the President of the Motion Picture Association of America.