Nixon Enemies List entry for
John Conyers, Jr.:

List and position:First/Top 20, #13
Name as originally listed:John Conyers
Vitals:5/16/1929 - 10/27/2019
Comment on original list:Congressman, Detroit
Lists with duplicates of this person:1

- Congressman from Detroit 1965-2017.

- Note in Top 20 list says, "leading black anti-Nixon spokesman."

- listed both in Top 20 and under "black Congressmen."

- boycotted Nixon's State of the Union Address along with all black Congressmen in January 1971 after Nixon refused to meet with them as a group.

- called for Congressional investigation of Vietnam War atrocities, Feb. 2, 1971.

- founding member of Congressional Black Caucus in Feb. 1971.

- second most long-serving member of House after John Dingell.

- recipient of Southern Christian Leadership Conference Award, presented to him by Dr. Martin Luther King.

- only member of House Judiciary Committee to serve on impeachment panels for both Presidents Nixon (1974) and Clinton (1998).


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