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PRIVATE LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958
VETERANS D A Y, BY
PROCLAMATIONS — S E P T. 21, 1957
September 21, 1957 [No. 3202}
A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the people of this Nation are grateful to the veterans of our Armed Forces who have faithfully discharged the duties of citizenship and nobly served in times of national peril; and WHEREAS among the resources from which our country draws her strength we hold in high esteem the more than twenty-two million living veterans of our military, naval, and air services, and we treasure the freedom preserved for us by the sacrifice of many; and WHEREAS the Congress by an Act approved June 1, 1954 (68 Stat. 168), expanded the significance of November 11, theretofore declared a legal holiday and observed as Armistice Day, by designating it as Veterans D a y in honor of our veterans: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby call upon our citizens to observe Monday, November 11, 1957, as Veterans Day, in tribute to those who have thus added strength to the Nation and in renewed dedication to their work, building peace with honor among all nations. I also direct the appropriate officials of the Government to arrange for the display of the flag of the United States on all public buildings on Veterans Day. I N WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. D O N E at the City of Washington this twenty-first day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-seven, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-second. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER By the President: JOHN FOSTER
5 USC 87a.
Veterans Day, 1957.
Secretary of State.
COLUMBUS D A Y, BY THE P R E S I D E N T
OF THE UNITED
September 21, 1957 [No. 3203]
A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS Christopher Columbus, on his voyage of discovery, made known the existence of a new and wondrous land, with matchless opportunities for mankind; and WHEREAS throughout the ensuing centuries the continents of the world have moved closer together in time and space, by means of modern communication and transportation, thus becoming ever more interdependent and aware of their critical need for a just and lasting peace; and WHEREAS the imagination and daring of Christopher Columbus aroused the interest and enlisted the aid of many long ago, and continue to encourage all who believe in freedom and in the promise of distant horizons; and WHEREAS, in commemoration of the life and work of Columbus the Congress of the United States, by a joint resolution approved April 80, 1934 (48 Stat. 657), has authorized and requested the 98395 0-59-PT. 11-18
36 USC 146.