Ways to Peace

April 7, 2020

Title: Ways to Peace Date: May 31, 1926 Location: Arlington, VA Context: A Memorial Day address reminding the American people of `their heritage of peace and the responsibility of promoting peace, justice and equality in the world by maintaining a strong military and financial responsibility. Fellow Americans: This nation approaches no ceremony with such universal sanction as […]

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April 24, 2014

Title: Fairhaven Address Date: July 4, 1918 Location: Fairhaven, Massachusetts (Original document available here) We have met on this anniversary of American independence to assess the dimensions of a kind deed. Nearly four score years ago the master of a whaling vessel sailing from this port rescued from a barren rock in the China Sea some Japanese fishermen. […]

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