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PROCLAMATION 6568—MAY 31, 1993 107 STAT. 2667 traumatically injured persons. Their efforts have resulted in the development of systems to improve trauma care planning, regionalized systems of trauma care, and an increased public awareness of the effects of injury and their prevention. We salute our Nation's emergency medical services providers. Their daily efforts affect millions of men, women, and children who suffer from acute illness or injury by returning them to productive lives. The Congress, by House Joint Resolution 78, has designated the weeks beginning May 23, 1993, and May 15, 1994, as "Emergency Medical Services Week" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of the event. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the weeks of May 23 through 29, 1993, and May 15 through 21, 1994, as Emergency Medical Services Week. I call upon all Americans to observe this period with appropriate programs and activities. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty- eighth day of May, 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 6568 of May 31, 1993 Time for the National Observance of the Fiftieth Anniversary of World War II, 1993 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Americans live in an era when there are no major confrontations between world powers. This period of peace traces its roots back 50 years to the Second World War. Our Armed Forces stood strong against totalitarian regimes that sought to dominate and suppress freedom-loving peoples of the world. Although Americans felt ill-equipped to take on the vast international responsibilities, we rose to take on world leadership. In the process, we learned the price of aggression and the benefits of peace. At the end of the Cold War, it is therefore fitting to remember the years of World War n and those brave and selfless American patriots who stood strong and true against t3n:anny so that we could enjoy a safer and more prosperous life. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's thoughts about the time still apply today: We are faced with the pre-eminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationship— the ability of all people, of all kinds, to live together and work together in the stune world, at peace.... Our generation and futiwe generations must heed these words. In a world wanned by the sunshine of freedom, but threatened still by an-