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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: A statue of Joan of Arc is inaugurated in New York in 1915; President Roosevelt promises aid to Greece in 1940.

1915 Joan of Arc Statue Is Unveiled

NEW YORK The inauguration of the equestrial statue of Joan of Arc, erected in Riverside Drive, as a mark of sympathy with France, took place yesterday [Dec. 6], under the direction of an American committee. President Wilson sent a dispatch to the president of the committee, which was read during the ceremony, and of which the following is a passage: "Joan of Arc is one of those ideal figures of history toward which the patriotic thought of a people turns in order to find its inspiration. In her, pure enthusiasm, the source of all heroism and poetry, seems to be embodied. …

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