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[74 Stat. 55]
[74 Stat. 55]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 STAT.]

PROCLAMATION 3343—APR. 8, 1960

forces inimical to our traditional concepts of government, among which is our fundamental principle of liberty under law; and WHEREAS it is appropriate that on one special day of the year we give grateful expression to our country's deep hold upon our hearts and minds; and WHEREAS the Congress, by a joint resolution of July 18, 1958 (72 Stat. 369), 36 USC i62. has designated May 1 of each year as Loyalty Day, and has requested the President to issue annually a proclamation inviting the people of the United States to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies; NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby urge the people of the United States, and all patriotic, civic, and educational organizations, and all other interested organizations, to observe Sunday, May 1, 1960, as Loyalty Day, in Churches, schools and other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies in which all of our people may join in the expression and reaffirmance of their loyalty to the United States. I also call upon the appropriate officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day as a manifestation of our loyalty to the Nation which that flag symbolizes. IN 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 eighth day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] sixty and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-fourth. DwiGHT D. EISENHOWER

By the President: CHRISTIAN A. HERTER,


of State.