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Burke, Arleigh (1901-1996) to Rev. Cornelius Greenway

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.055 Author/Creator: Burke, Arleigh (1901-1996) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 7 February 1950 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Responding to Greenway's request for a signed photograph (not included) and commenting that the only way to world peace is through "the establishment of a real Christian philosophy in our own country, as well as other countries of the world."

People: Burke, Arleigh

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: National Security, Christianity, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Peace, Religion, Navy, Military History

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