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President Eisenhower Urges Americans to Practice Brotherhood

World peace is a reward of people living in accord with the principle of brotherhood, President Eisenhower declared today in accepting the honorary chairmanship of Brotherhood Week which will be observed next February 16-23, under the sponsorship of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The observance marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Brotherhood Week, first celebrated in 1934. The complete text of President Eisenhower’s message for Brotherhood Week follows:

“Brotherhood is one of the most demanding–and most rewarding–principles in our lives. Its application is not limited to our homes or to our homeland. The responsibilities of brotherhood stretch around the world; and wherever men dwell, their needs and their successes are for all to share. The furtherance of such a principle demands the at most in justice and charity, but the rewards of brotherhood are even greater. These are the fruits of a world at peace.”

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