[COMPLETE] Report of the President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization (1953) - tg

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Post by TriciaG » October 18th, 2019, 5:28 pm

Whom We Shall Welcome: Report of the President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization (1953).

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The President of the United States [Truman] established the President's Commission on Immigration and Naturalization [in 1952]. . . . He directed the Commission "to study and evaluate the immigration and naturalization policies of the United States" and to make recommendations "for such legislative, administrative, or other action as in its opinion may be desirable in the interest of the economy, security, and responsibilities of this country." This Report is the result of the Commission's study, and contains the recommendations for an immigration policy best suited, in its judgment, to the interests, needs, and security of the United States.

"The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and Respectable Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations And Religions; whom we shall wellcome to a participation of all our rights and priveleges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment." George Washington, December 2, 1783.

NOTE: Written in the early 1950s, this report contains terms and attitudes not culturally acceptable today (such as using the term "colored" for a segment of the population). (Summary modified from the text)
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Post by KevinS » October 18th, 2019, 5:40 pm

Sections 2 and 3, please.
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Post by TriciaG » October 18th, 2019, 5:42 pm

You sure? You posted before I filled in the whole MW. There might be a couple sections more interesting to you. ;)
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Post by silverquill » October 18th, 2019, 5:42 pm

What a timely piece!

I would love to read the introduction. :D
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Post by KevinS » October 18th, 2019, 5:45 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 18th, 2019, 5:42 pm
You sure? You posted before I filled in the whole MW. There might be a couple sections more interesting to you. ;)
Hahaha! I looked ahead. I'll probably do Chapter 16 if the project drags. (But I don't think it will! As silverquill says, 'Timely!')
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Post by KevinS » October 18th, 2019, 8:45 pm

Drop and roll!

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Post by commonsparrow3 » October 18th, 2019, 9:09 pm

May I greedily claim all 6 sections of Part 3, (#9 to #14)? I realize it's a lot, but as the project is just starting out, and we have 2 months to work with, I am sure I can get them done in that time.

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Post by silverquill » October 18th, 2019, 11:22 pm

Well, some types of greed are really nice in a project like this.
I'm not quite that ambitious, but could I also take 31-33?

(Maybe I could read the list of witnesses for an insomnia collection). :roll:
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Post by KevinS » October 19th, 2019, 1:04 am

silverquill wrote:
October 18th, 2019, 11:22 pm
(Maybe I could read the list of witnesses for an insomnia collection). :roll:
You could read off the names like St. Peter!

silverquill...
TriciaG...
commonsparrow...
Oh dear, what are you doing here KevinS? I think you're on another list.
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Post by TriciaG » October 19th, 2019, 6:02 am

I'm OK with you taking that many, Maria. :)

Claims entered, submitted section entered. Thanks, all!
(Maybe I could read the list of witnesses for an insomnia collection). :roll:
Yeah - notice that particular appendix is not part of this project. :lol:
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Post by KevinS » October 23rd, 2019, 8:24 am

Drop and roll!

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Post by TriciaG » October 23rd, 2019, 12:42 pm

As I enter it into the MW, I see that there's one sitting there waiting to be PL'd already. Ooops!
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Post by TriciaG » October 23rd, 2019, 2:47 pm

Section 2:
18:50 - repeat: "They came, most of them.. they came, most of them"

Section 3: PL OK!
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Post by KevinS » October 23rd, 2019, 6:20 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 23rd, 2019, 2:47 pm
Section 2:
18:50 - repeat: "They came, most of them.. they came, most of them"

Section 3: PL OK!
https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/whomweshallwelcome_02_commission_128kb.mp3

26:37

Hahah! I did better than I hoped for!
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Post by TriciaG » October 24th, 2019, 6:24 am

Thanks! PL OK. :)
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