#48; February 23, 1957
To Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller
EM, AWF, Administration Series
The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, Volume
XVIII - The Presidency: Keeping the Peace
I: A New Beginning, Old Problems; January 1957 to May 1957
1: The Mideast and the Eisenhower Doctrine
Dear Nelson: Because she knew of my interest, Mrs. Whitman showed me the exchange of correspondence you had with a mutual friend of ours.1 While I have never read the article referred to, I am familiar with its contents. I am delighted that you are continuing to take a friendly interest in an individual who, regardless of anything in the past, is obviously a sensitive character, devoted to his country and well informed in the international field.2
I personally think that the advice you gave him in your letter represents the wisest course, provided he finds it possible to follow it.3
For my part, I am truly grateful to you for being helpful in this situation, as you are in so many others.
With warm regard, As ever
Bibliographic reference to this document:
Eisenhower, Dwight D. Personal To Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller,
23 February 1957.
In The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, ed. L. Galambos and D. van Ee, doc. 48.
World Wide Web facsimile by The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial
Commission of the print edition; Baltimore, MD: The Johns
Hopkins University Press, 1996, http://www.eisenhowermemorial.org/presidential-papers/second-term/documents/48.cfm