After accepting the first Freedom House award ever given to a President while in office, Lyndon Johnson delivered a tersely eloquent restatement of U.S. aims. Excerpts:

Wendell Willkie, Franklin Roosevelt's opponent in the campaign of 1940, shared his belief that freedom could not be founded only on American shores or only for those whose skin is white. "Freedom is an indivisible word," Wendell Willkie said. "If we want to enjoy it and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone—whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not; no matter what their race or...

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