Cablegram to the President of Lebanon Expressing Sympathy Following an Earthquake Disaster.
March 20, 1956
[Released March 20, 1956. Dated March 19, 1956]
President of the Republic of Lebanon
News of the tragic consequences of the earthquakes in Lebanon has been received with sorrow and concern throughout the United States. On behalf of the American people I send deepest sympathy to Your Excellency and to all those who are suffering in this disaster.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Cablegram to the President of Lebanon Expressing Sympathy Following an Earthquake Disaster. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/233048