TITLE

Proclamation 8259--National Maritime Day, 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, George W.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/26/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 20, p736
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents Proclamation 8259 in which U.S. President George W. Bush declares May 22, 2008 as National Maritime Day. He says that on this day, the U.S. honors highly skilled mariners who sail the high seas, support those on the front lines of the war on terror, and promote commerce around the world. Accordingly, he calls for the people of the U.S. to display the U.S. flag at their homes and in their communities.
ACCESSION #
32653535

 

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