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Message to President Kubitschek of Brazil on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the New Capital, Brasilia.

April 21, 1960

[ Released April 21, 1960. Dated April 19, 1960 ]

Dear Mr. President:

You will recall how greatly I was impressed during our meeting at Brasilia last February with the extraordinary accomplishment of the Government and the people of Brazil in building this inspiring new capital. On this joyful occasion of the inauguration of your great city of the future, I wish to renew my congratulations to Your Excellency on your vision and achievement and on the splendid pioneering spirit of Brazil.

With warm regard,

Sincerely,

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Note: This message was released at Augusta, Ga.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Message to President Kubitschek of Brazil on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the New Capital, Brasilia. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234163

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