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THROUGHOUT the many decades of
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AMERICA"S ADVENTURE in free government, our basic purposes have been to keep the peace; to foster progress in human achievement, and to enhance liberty, dignity and integrity among people and among nations.

To strive for less would be unworthy of a free and religious people.

And
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Any failure traceable to arrogance, or our own
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lack of comprehension or readiness to sacrifice
would inflict upon us grievous hurt both at home and abroad.