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Exchange of Messages Between the President and President Kubitschek of Brazil on the Occasion of Thanksgiving Day.

December 11, 1958

[ Released December 11, 1958. Dated December 10, 1958 ]

His Excellency

Juscelino Kubitschek De Oliveira

President

Republic of the United States of Brazil

On behalf of the people of my country and myself, I thank you for your kind thoughts on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day, expressed in your telegram of November twenty-seventh. In the tradition of spiritual brotherhood that both of our nations share, I offer in turn my own best wishes to you and to the Brazilian people.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Note: President Kubitschek's message of November 27 follows:

Dwight David Eisenhower
President of the United States of America

Brazil and the United States being joined not only by the indissoluble bonds of unshakable political solidarity, but also by the spiritual unity of the Christian traditions, as signatories of the law officially establishing a Thanksgiving Day in our respective countries, I congratulate Your Excellency and the noble people so worthily represented by you on the occasion of another such anniversary reminding the state of its duty to give public thanks to God, the Supreme Ruler of Nations.
JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK DE OLIVEIRA

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Exchange of Messages Between the President and President Kubitschek of Brazil on the Occasion of Thanksgiving Day. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234371

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