NBC’s Brian Williams: A “Democret” Since He Was 7 Years Old?
MSNBC.com has posted a PDF of Williams’ introduction to the book, which features a child-age picture of him. He wrote that his “Democret” sign-off “would later become something of an embarrassment for a journalist who is an avowed and registered Independent.”
The full text of the November 25, 1966 hand-written letter from the seven-year-old Brian Williams of Elmira, New York:
“Dear Mr. President:
“I hope that the men in Vait Nam are doing well! Do they do this ever day? How are you felling? I hope your are felling good! I’am 7 and 1/2 years old!
“And I like you! I have not ben in the White house before but I will some time. I live in new york stat in Elmira! I want to visit you!
“One of you’r young Democrets Brian Williams
“927 W. Church St.
“Elmira, N.Y. 14905"