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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