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107 STAT. 2632 PROCLAMATION 6540—APR. 2, 1993 Athenians in their government. It is appropriate that our own Constitution will he juxtaposed against these artifacts. In recognition of the close hond that has been forged between the nations and peoples of the United States and Greece, the Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 22, has designated March 25th as "Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this day. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim March 25, 1993, as Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy. I call upon all Americans to observe this day, the 172nd anniversary of the beginning of the Greek revolution against the Ottoman Empire, with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities in honor of the Greek people and Greek independence. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-fifth day of March, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety- three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and seventeenth. WILLIAM J. CLINTON Proclamation 6540 of April 2, 1993 Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A., 1993 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation As America approaches a new century, we face hard truths and must take strong steps. As a Nation, we must provide hope for all Americans and opportunity for them to compete and to succeed. A soimd, wellrounded education that prepares students for achievement and success is a moral imperative and an economic necessity. The United States must work to improve the quality of education for all students, to ensure access and opportunity, and to build public-private partnerships, all of which will help students meet high standards of achievement. Accomplishing that mission will require the involvement of everyone—^not just teachers and administrators, but every person, every family, and every community. We must take responsibility for ensuring the success of generations to follow. I commend the leadership and commitment of those inside and outside of schools who are working each day to promote and encourage excellence in education for all Americans. Our Founders saw themselves in the light of posterity. We must do the same. John Kennedy reminded us that civilization is a race between education and catastrophe—and it is up to us to determine the winner. To recognize the work of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the leader of the Lubavitch movement, on the occasion of his 91st birthday on April 2, 1993, the Congress, by House Joint Resolution 150, has des-