OLC memo on legality of President Appointing a relative

Russel Neiss filed this request with the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum of the United States of America.
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From: Russel Neiss

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The November 14, 1972 memo from Assistant Attorney General Roger C. Cramton to John Dean, Counsel to the President regarding the legality of appointing a relative to a White House staff position.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Russel Neiss

From: Nixon Library

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From: Meghan Lee-Parker

Dear Mr. Neiss,

Please find attached to this email the response to your recent FOIA request
for records within the Richard Nixon Presidential Library's collections.

If I can be of any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to contact


Meghan Lee-Parker
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum