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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