Prologue

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National Archives and Record Service, 1993 - Archives

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Page 53 - Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
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Page 368 - ... the Secretary of Defense may determine after consultation with the Joint Chiefs of Staff ; and for a period of one year from the effective date of this Act, the Secretary of Defense or his designee is further authorized to engage in such advanced space projects as may be designated by the President.
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Page 373 - Cooperation by the United States with other nations and groups of nations in work done pursuant to this Act and in the peaceful application of the results thereof...
Page 149 - And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God. . In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my name, and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

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