Foreign News: Presidential Address

"You are the hope and the future of the Fatherland, for whose sake we are bearing the burdens of the present in patient perseverance. Do not merely live over the German deeds of the past; rather cooperate in the tasks of the present." This is part of President Ebert's address to children at a celebration at Weimar arranged by the German Schiller Association in honor of German youth.

After his speech the President led the cheer, " Hoch Deutschland! " and joined in singing " Deutschland tiber Alles."

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