United Nations Human Rights Day, 1957.
PROCLAMATIONS—DEC. 10, 1957
WHEREAS the new resources which have come into being as the result of the scientific and technical advances of our time give new hope for the fulfillment of human needs and greater enjoyment of human rights: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim December 10, 1957, as United Nations Human Rights D a y; and I call upon the citizens of the United States to honor this day by reading and studying the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of the United States, that we may be reminded of our privileges and responsibilities as a people dedicated to the principles of freedom. Let us draw strength from our own experience of liberty to use our new resources for the benefit of all mankind. Let us reaffirm our faith in the individual, and let us as members of the brotherhood of all free men strengthen and defend the blessings of liberty for this generation and for generations to come. I N WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this seventh day of December 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 D U L L E S,
Secretary of State.
TYRYL-PYRROLIDINE, TO B E OPIATES December 10, 1957 [No. 3214]
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION 68A Stat. 558. 26 USC 4731(g).
WHEREAS section 4731(g) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 provides in part as follows: " O P I A T E. — The word 'opiate', as used in this part shall mean any d r u g (as defined in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; 52 Stat. 1041, section 201(g); 21 U.S.C. 321) found by the Secretary or his delegate, after d u e notice and o p p o r t u n i t y for public hearing, to have an addiction-forming or addictionsustaining liability similar to morphine or cocaine, and proclaimed by the President to have been so found by the Secretary or his delegate. * * * ";
Determination of certain drugs as opiates.
AND WHEREAS the Secretary of the Treasury, after due notice and opportunity for public hearing, has found that each of the following-named drugs has an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine, and that in the public interest this finding should be effective immediately: l-(2 Morpholinoethyl)-4-carbethoxy-4-phenylpiperidine. d-2, 2-Diphenyl-3-methvl-4-morpholino-butyryl-pyrrolidine. NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim that the Secretary of the Treasury has found that each of the aforementioned drugs has an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine and that in the public interest this finding should be effective immediately. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set m y hand and caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed.