Letter from Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper Gore to Carl Lewis

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Written by
Gore, Al, American, born 1948
Gore, Tipper, American, born 1948
Owned by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 7/16 x 7 1/8 in. (26.5 x 18.1 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place used
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
December 16, 2000
Description
Typed letter from Al and Tipper Gore to Carl Lewis, signed by Al and Tipper Gore. White paper with blue and black ink. It reads [Al and Tipper Gore / December 16, 2000 / Mr. Carl Lewis / 15332 Antioch St. / Pacific Palisades, California 90272 / Dear Carl: / We want to express our personal and heartfelt thanks for all your efforts / on our behalf, especially during the past months. We will never forget all / that you have done for us on a daily basis. / You have been a special part of our lives and we truly owe a debt of / gratitude to you. Our family will be forever grateful for your loyalty, / support, and friendship. / With warmest regards, / Al / Al Gore / Tipper / Tipper Gore / Thanks! / Paid for by the Democratic National Committee./Contributions to the Democratic National Committee are not tax deductible.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Lewis Estate
Object number
2012.154.16
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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