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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 7, August 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date August 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript "/ wonder ij we shall have any liberties left by and hy if we keep up ow imerican habit of meekly submitting to every imposition lhat is put upon us. M vrk Tw \in "li you find within yourself an\ single thought of abandoning the welfare of your country, tear il out. Do not wait for others to lead or do what must he done'' —Syngman Rhee Ion his eightieth birthday I we nill take eastern hit rope. masses of tsia. then in' nill "First then thc encircle thc United States, which nill he thc lust bastion of capitalism. We nil! not hair to attach. It will fall like an overripe fruit into our hands. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (in 1923) "// is a sail age when it is more difficult to hreah a prejudice than an atom. ■VLBERT ElNSTl i\ "7 appeal to constantly hear in mind that not with politicians, not with presidents, not with office-seekers, hut with you is thc question: Shall the liberties of this country he preserved to thc latest generation?" Vbrah \m Lini <>i n "Peace, indeed, can he obtained al least temporarily hy any nation ij it is prepared to yield its freedom principles. Hut peace at any price peace with appeasement peace ivhich passes the dreadful finality to fulure generations is a peace of sham and shame which can end only in war or slavery. General Douglas M \< \m m R "'// e can no longer take our oun way of life for gran led we know that it may he challenged. Ind wc know this. too—and know it even more deeply ice know that freedom and democracy are not just big words mouthed hy orators but the rain and the u ind ami the sun. the air and the lig/it hy which we breathe and live." Si i.nn.\ Vim cm Hi mi Persons submitting quotations which are used in this column will receive one- year Bubecriptions to facta Forum News. If already a subscriber, the contributor may designate another person to whom lhe award subscription will be sent, or hr may wish to extend bis presenl subscription. Il<- sure to list the authors ami sources of all quotations! Of, by, and for Facts Forum News readers Pass Along to a Friend From San Diego, Calif., Charles \. Taylor contributes two excellenl suggestions: "...Wonderful job von folks are doing t.. bring the truth before the Vmerican people. Tin' importance uf such work cannol be overemphasized. I would suggest thai you adopt tin- following practice, if it'- not tun much trouble. Why tint stamp upon everj piece ol literature von send anywhere 'PLEASE PASS mis ALONG TO \' friend: 'This would remind everyone lhat there is a real need l"i spreading th-' truth. I feel sure thai it would increase the all-too-small number of people who know [usl how serious our situation i-. \n appalling number are -till sitting hack saying 'What ran 1 do?1 ■ \lmi_< thi- line I have another plan, one tu bring aboul active participation in our government. Can you suggest to your readers and listeners that thej keep a stack of postcards handy and begin NOW to correspond with their congressmen ? Wr'll put of! writing a letter, but it take- |it-t a second tn jot down a few ideas or a request for information. I have found my Senators and Representatives most appreciative of thr interesl 1 take in their work." Tennessee Textbooks Tainted? Mrs. Edythe Whitlej of Nashville writes that on July 12 a group of women Were scheduled tn appear before the Tennessee Textl k C mission "protesting certain textbooks being used in Tennessee schools." Mr-. Whitlej .says, "Propaganda designed to weaken our government itself, our homes, our churches, has sneaked in between thr pages of the textbooks. Stories designed tn warp thr minds nf youth find their way into our sehool textbooks a- well a- bonks in circulation bj our public libraries. a ertainlj thi- i- no indictment of our greal educational system, ol the fine bod) nf teachers tu whom wr entrust our children. We, the citizens, are indicted fur thr lark of vigilance and carelessness in letting agents of our enemies planl a seed in some sentence in a textbook to breed doubl or mistrust "Once our enemies succeed in breaking down tlir moral fiber nf our youth, then thej will really pour on the poison against our government and it- institutions." "To Secure the Blessings of Liberty" Vroused hy what thej feel is a continuing In— uf personal freedom, a group in Indianapolis has mel tn organize thr Indiana Pro- Constitutional Forum and tu ascertain what their constitutional rights a- Americans are and how tn protect them. \t thr opening session, the forum heard < .raw ford Parker, Indiana Secretarj nf >t.itr. tall for a rebirth of the basic principles which made Vmerica great. He emphasized that our forefathers never compromised principles or resorted to double talk tu c 'eal their philosophies nr objectives and that thr salvation nl libertj depends upon a well-informed nation with abiding faith in thr principles laid down hv thr Constitution. Newspaper Strives for Truth \ Ftiets Forum \ ,i, i reader in (lolorado Springs, Colo., proudlj point- to hi- local newspaper's masthead which reads: "Wr believe that ..nr truth i- always con- sistent with another truth. We endeavor to hr consistent with thr truths expressed in such great moral guides a- thr ('.olden Rule, thc Ten Commandments, and thr Declaration of Independence, "Should wr. at anv time, hr inconsistent witli tlwsr truths, we would appreciate anyone pointing out such inconsistency." Thr Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph al-o prints the addresses of congressmen tu encourage readers to correspond with their elected representatives. Granite Wall Against Subversion \rw Hampshire, ninth of the original thir- Irni states, lias proved it is indeed the ''Granite Statr" insofar as Communisl penetration i- concerned. State legislators approved i 142,500 appropriation tn enable the attorney general 'to continue his investigation into subversive activities. Against "Parrot" Teaching From Anchorage, Uaska, comes word from Utorney John E. Manders: ""I have been a firm believer For many years that a full year, preferably thr senior year i" high school or freshman year in college. should he devoted tu a studj uf thr Constitution of ihr United States, together with th'1 Hill of Rights. Ami hy thi- I mean nut thai type of teaching which permits students W become parrots so that thej can repeat tl"' Constitution and thr liill of Rights word for word, hut that there hr instilled into them the 'meaning' of thr Constitution, why it w.r brought about, what its purposes are, what it has accomplished, and why it is the greatest document of thr present age and why it is t civil bible of a free people and nexl in importance io thr Bonk itself. Tu me it would mean very little if anyone could repeat word lot word the Constitution and Bill nf Rights it they wen- withoul an understanding of what it means." Get the Pro-American Show on the Road Many Facts Forum \>ns readers will be vacationing thi- month and perhaps would like to act upon the following plan submitted hy \ii-tin Mosher nf Watseka, III.: "Some twenty-five million Americans wiH he "on wheels1 traveling in every direction throughout tin- nation on vacations. In tw wrrk- ihr average vacationer will eal foiiy-tw" meals in that many different restaurants and roadside stands; hr will buy gas and hav« hi- car serviced at a dozen stations; hr will stay in motels or tourist ramps a dozen nights; he will meet and talk to scores "' fellow tourists. "II readers ol Facts Forum News and [the' radio audience will take with them on thei' vacations a hundred piece- of literature an-1 hand I them I out tn people in eating place* resorts, etc. thej ran serve a- an army ° ouners ami blankel thr nation From nast with pro- Vmerican literature. "...Get the show on the road!" coasl t" (ON IIII-; ALERT Keep Ibis rolin"" informed of patriotic activities in y"11' area by writing "Headers Report,*1 Fa**1" Forum, Dallas I, Texas.)
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