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104 STAT. 5416 PROCLAMATION 6200—OCT. 11, 1990 Even in retirement Ike continued to serve the Nation, generously accommodating those successors who sought his coimsel and sharing with an attentive Nation his views on matters of foreign policy. He died on March 28, 1909, but his legacy continues to enrich and inspire us. How pleased Dwight Eisenhower would be to know that freedom's holy light, borne so bravely by American and Allied troops in battle, now bums brightly in countries that once suffered under the shadow of tyranny. Indeed, the positive developments we have witnessed around the world during the past year would not have been possible without his leadership at a critical moment in history. Neither would they have been possible without the vigilance, strength, and resolve of free nations, rooted in ideals Ike cherished. In 1990, we do well to honor the memory of Dwight Eisenhower by rededicating ourselves to the principles he fought so hard to uphold. This great man himself once observed: We know—and all the world constantlv reminds us—that the future well-being of humanity depends directly upon America's leaoiership. I sav emphatically that this leadership depends no less directly upon the faith, the courage, the love of freedom, and the capacity for sacrifice of every American citizen, every home, every American community. Today we can be greatful for the extraordinary example he set. The Congress, by Public Law 101-258, has designated October 14, 1990, the 100th anniversary of his birth, as "Dwight D. Eisenhower Day" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this day. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim October 14, 1990, as Dwight D. Eisenhower Day. I call upon the people of the United States to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies and activities in remembrance of his devotion to freedom and democracy and his many contributions to our Nation and the world. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this tenth day of October, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fifteenth. GEORGE BUSH Proclamation 6200 of October 11, 1990 White Cane Safety Day, 1990 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The white cane is a simple yet effective tool that enables many of America's citizens with visual impairments to enjoy greater independence and freedom of movement. This familiar device helps visually impaired individuals to navigate through their environment safely, avoiding physical barriers and hazards.