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|The time has come to examine the approach to world affairs which Harry Truman |
personally believes in but which heretofore has been buried under the avalanche
of incredible pressures on the ... "I would rather have peace than be President!
|Not satisfied with how long it is taking the UN, the WCPA has been organizing for |
the time when they feel they can usurp existing sovereign ... President Truman
said in 1948: “I would rather have peace in the world than be President.
|Even if they could make themselves understood and reached an accord, how |
could it be enforced? ... states, he made the same point again and again,
claiming, “I would rather have peace in the world than to be President of the
|We have passed through many stormy and exciting days since the election of |
1944. ... And, my friends, I would much rather have peace in this world — a
permanent peace in this world — than to be president of the United States or to
hold any ...
|Can you think of anything that you would rather have someone say about your |
land than to say, “We love your people”? ... For 11 months I have tried to help us
have peace in the world, and if I can have your help, if I can have your hand, if I
|pursue is one in which we will be asked to make expenditures in the interests of |
peace. ... In July of 1945 I made a trip to Potsdam to see if we could implement
the preliminaries of a peace in the world. ... I say that advisedly, although I would
much rather have a. good headline writer than a good editorial writer, any day.
|And I am proud that the United States Senate had the courage and vision to |
demonstrate to the world the greatness and the strength of our ... And I'm also
proud that while I have been President, no American has fought or died in
combat anywhere on Earth. My deepest prayer is to be able to say when I leave
this office, "My country lived in peace. ... I would rather the peoples of other
nations see the letters "U.S.A." printed on a bag of American wheat than I would
on the butt of a rifle.
|We have ended America's longest war, but in the work of securing a lasting |
peace in the world, the goals ahead are ... that new relationship so that the two
strongest nations of the world will live together in cooperation rather than
|Shriver, said any placement of the poverty program within HEW would have to |
wait until after the 1964 presidential election. Shriver also asked if he could have
Bill Moyers back as deputy director of the Peace Corps. ... “I need him more than
anybody in the world right here,” he said. ... to his former deputy about the jobs he
'd rather have—secretary of HEW, governor of Illinois, or “this Vice President