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113 STAT. 2052 PROCLAMATION 7167—FEB. 7, 1999 dedicated volunteers, also plays a crucial part in bringing about muchneeded advances. As Americans look ahead to a new century and a new millennivun, we should use the momentum of past heart research as a springboard to even greater gains. In recognition of the importance of the ongoing fight against cardiovascular disease, the Congress, by Joint Resolution approved December 30, 1963 \J7 Stat. 843; 36 U.S.C. 169b), has requested that the President issue an annual proclamation designating February as "American Heart Month." NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim February 1999 as American Heart Month. I invite the Governors of the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, officials of other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and the American people to join me in reaffirming our commitment to combating cardiovascular disease and stroke. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this third day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hiuidred and ninety-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-third, WILLIAM J. CLINTON Proclamation 7167 of February 7, 1999 Death of King Hussein By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Today the world mourns one of its great leaders. A man of principle, a powerful force for good. His Majesty King Hussein was the embodiment of courage, dignity, and wisdom. Steadfast in his support for Middle East peace, he was admired by Americans and beloved by his coxmtry. King Hussein was an extraordinary statesman and a true friend of the United States. As a mark of respect for the memory of King Hussein, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and groimds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until his interment. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff during this same period at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-nine, and of the Lidependence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-third. WILLIAM J. CLINTON