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04 June 2010

Ray Charles Discussing Something With Richard Nixon, On ABC News (1972)

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On 15 September 1972 Ray Charles met Richard Nixon in the White House. The topic they discussed was the need for sickle cell anemia research. Meeting the president was "a gas", Ray said afterwards, then added, "I'm not for the man." Source: ABC News VideoSource, tape # VSC0028743.

Raygate: the conversation has been taped and archived. Look here and here:

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