OTFICB OP THE VICE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON May9
General Gnodpaater tos Hud enough to make fivoilablo to ao your interesting roport on tha visit you raoantly nade to tho Soviet Union.
Your analytic ofthe notlTatlone and attitudes of the Russian people ls olear and penetratingnow that it will bo most helpful to nwrepare tomy trip to lioaoow. ave always been interested is this aapact of tho probles but itnot possible to obtain good laforaatlon upon whioh to base anelieve that you havo done muoh to fill this gappprealate very cuoh having the benefit: of your observations.
With all best vi.nl.es.
(signed) Richard Nixon
P.S. Incidentally Mrs, Hlxon mil bo mking the trip. Iwill appreciate your
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