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