Photos: President Richard Nixon and Rep. Don Young meet

Shortly after his special election victory in 1973, Rep. Don Young met in the White House with President Richard Nixon and Jack Coghill, who directed Young's campaign on March 15, 1973.
The White House 1973
President Richard M. Nixon, left, talks with Rep. Don Young on March 15, 1973 in the Oval Office, the day after Young was sworn in. At right is Jack Coghill, a longtime Republican party leader from Alaska who directed Young's campaign for Congress. Nixon aide Richard K. Cook, deputy assistant for Congressional relations, is seated across from Nixon.
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Alaska Dispatch News

Other than a few Nixon aides and the Secret Service, visitors to the Oval Office had no clue that whatever they said to President Richard Nixon would be preserved for posterity.

That was certainly true for the two men from Alaska who visited Nixon at 3:56 p.m. on March 15, 1973 -- the newly elected congressman from Alaska, Don Young, and the state Republican leader who directed Young’s campaign, Jack Coghill.

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