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[75 Stat. 1106]
[75 Stat. 1106]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PROCLAMATION 3432—SEPT. 21, 1961

our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] sixty-one and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eightysixth. JOHN P. KENNEDY

By the President: CHESTER BOWLES,

Acting Secretary of State. The English text of this agreement is contained in Department of State Press Release No. 636, September 15, 1961. The portions of the agreement to be applied by the United States will be printed in Treasury Decisions, and the complete agreement will be printed first separately in Treaties and Other International Acts Series and subsequently in the bound volumes of United States Treaties and Other International Agreements. FOOTNOTE:

COLUMBUS DAY, 1961 ^^^1N^3432]^^^^

By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation

WHEREAS the vision, courage, and daring of Christopher Columbus led to the discovery of a new continent; and WHEREAS our Nation has grown on this continent and has attained to a position of world leadership, having as its foundation the great principles of democracy, including personal freedom and the dignity of the individual—principles which are shared today by free peoples everywhere; and WHEREAS the intrepid spirit and steadfast faith which sustained this great explorer on his venture into the unknown are a constant inspiration to us as we

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