taken which would provide better protection for the public interest in the settlement of labor-management disputes and at the same time not impair the basic strength of our private enterprise economy.
Reverence for law and due process are among the highest achievements of civilized man. They do not merely protect the rights of minorities against the arbitrary rule of the majority. They protect the very basis of human civilization for majority and minority alike. Their preservation and extension should be among the first concerns of every citizen in a democracy.
But our ideal of democracy goes further even than the protection of our rights and liberties. We also believe in the positive freedom that we call equality of opportunity. We want every American citizen to have an equal chance for a good education, a job that will use his full skills, and enough income to provide adequate housing, medical care, and all the other____________________
Remarks before the Forty-first National Convention of the American Legion, Minneapolis, Minnesota. August 25, 1959. Responses to questions at television appearance before the Los Angeles Press Club, Los Angeles, California. February 17, 1959. Remarks to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, Washington, D.C. April 18, 1959. Responses to questions at News Conference, Detroit, Michigan. February 15, 1960. Responses to questions at the Economic Club of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan. February 15, 1960. Remarks at the National Brotherhood Award Dinner of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Cleveland, Ohio. February 27, 1958. Remarks at the Joint Defense Appeal of the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Chicago, Illinois. April 30, 1957. Remarks at the Sixty-sixth Annual Convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Asheville, North Carolina. June 5, 1957. Remarks at the Ninety-ninth Annual Commencement, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. June 9, 1957.