Nixon Enemies List entry for
Leonard F. Woodcock:
|List and position:||First/Top 20, #9 with Charles Colson's blue checkmark|
|Name as originally listed:||Leonard Woodcock|
|Vitals:||2/5/1911 - 1/16/2001|
|Comment on original list:||UAW, Detroit, Michigan|
|Lists with duplicates of this person:||1|
- President of United Auto Workers 1970-1977.
- listed in the Top 20 and under "Labor."
- originally supported the Vietnam War, but when he became president of the UAW said he was "a late conversion."
- On June 16, 1970 said that America must get out of Vietnam and end the arms race if it is to reunite its divided factions.
- severely criticized Nixon's health care proposal. (Feb. 24, 1971)
- called Nixon's economic package "a fraud and a bonanza for industry" (Aug. 26, 1971), but by then he was already on the Top 20 list (dated June 24, 1971).
- appointed by President Carter as ambassador to China in 1977.
- headed White House delegation to Vietnam in 1977 to seek an accounting of missing-in-action.
- NY Times obituary does not mention the Enemies List.
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