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[76 Stat. 1481]
[76 Stat. 1481]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1962

76 STAT.]

PROCLAMATION 3475-MAY 14, 1962


Proclamation 3474 WORLD TRADE WEEK, 1962 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation

May 7, 1962

WHEREAS the people of the United States recognize expanding world trade as a vital force in fostering growth and unity among the countries of the free world; and WHEREAS American business, labor, agriculture, and consumers benefit whenever there is a significant expansion of American exports and imports; and WHEREAS the development of the European Common Market, the Alliance for Progress, and the economic advancement of underdeveloped areas are major free world economic developments which are of profound importance to us; and WHEREAS it is appropriate to set aside a period to give special recognition and emphasis to the significance of international trade and commerce: NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOHN F. KENNEDY, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the week beginning May 20, 1962, as World Trade Week; and I request officials of the Federal, State, and local governments to plan appropriate ceremonies and activities in observance of that week. I urge business, labor, agriculture, educational and civic groups, as well as the people of the United States generally, to observe World Trade Week with gatherings, discussions, exhibits, and other activities designed to promote continuing awareness of the importance of world trade and our policies toward it in strengthening our economy and the unity of the free world, and a better understanding of the vital new problems now confronting us. I N W I T N E S S WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. D O N E at the City of Washington this seventh day of May in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-sixth. JOHN F. KENNEDY

By the President: GEORGE W. BALL,

Acting Secretary of State. Proclamation 3475 NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION WEEK, 1962 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation

WHEREAS transportation has been of enormous significance in the settlement and growth of large areas of the United States; and WHEREAS an efficient and dynamic transportation system is vital to the continued economic growth, productivity, and progress of our Nation; and

May 14, 1962