PROCLAMATION 3719-APR. 29, 1966
A fast, modem, and coordinated transportation network—by land, air, and sea—is also essential to our national defense. If we are to remain strong, transportation must keep abreast of our ever-changing military technology. 36 USC 160. 36 USC 166.
I n recognition of these facts, the Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 22 of May 16, 1957 (71 Stat. 30), has requested the President to proclaim annually the third Friday of May of each year as National Defense Transportation Day, and by House Joint Resolution 628 of -^g^j 14^ 1962 (76 Stat. 69), has requested the President to proclaim annually the week of May in which that Friday falls as National Transportation Week, as a tribute to the men and women who, night and day, move our goods and our people throughout the land and around the world. NOW, THEREFORE, I, LYNDON B. JOHNSON, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Friday, May 20, 1966, as National Defense Transportation Day, and the week beginning May 15, 1966, as National Transportation Week. I urge our people to participate with representatives of the transportation industry, our armed services, and other governmental agencies, in the observance of these occasions through appropriate ceremonies. I also invite the Governors of the States to provide for the observance of National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week in a way that will give the citizens of each community the opportunity to recognize and appreciate fully the vital role our great and modern transportation system plays in their daily lives and in the defense of our Nation. 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 twenty-second day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and sixty-six, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and ninetieth. LYNDON B. JOHNSON
By the President: GEORGE W. BALL,
Proclamation 3 7 1 9 WORLD TRADE WEEK, 1966 April 29, 1966
By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation
Expansion of world trade is the principal objective of the liberal foreign trade policies our Nation has followed for more than thirty years. This two-way trade between the United States and other nations has resulted in many benefits for our country: