CHAPTER 682

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 54

EXPRESSING ENDORSEMENT AND SUPPORT FOR THE JULY 4, 1974, MUSIC PROGRAM ENTITED "ONE NATION UNDER GOD" AS A VALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO THE CITIZENRY OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, The Foundation for the Advancement of God and Country is a non-profit organization incorporated in Delaware to advance the belief in God and the United States of America; and

WHEREAS, The Foundation is sponsoring a pre-Bicentennial music and dialogue concert titled "One Nation Under God" the evening of July 4, in Wilmington's Baynard Stadium with the support of leaders in government, church and business communities; and

WHEREAS, the program "One Nation Under God" will include William L. Frederick, former speaker of the Delaware House of Representatives and leader in many church related activities; and

WHEREAS, the program "One Nation Under God" will include the music group The Re'Generation, the official American Revolution Bicentennial Music Group of the State of Tennessee, also the recipients of the Freedoms Foundation's George Washington Honor Medal Award for patriotic musical tours, 1973, and nationally renowned for their religious concerts; and

WHEREAS, the program "One Nation Under God" will include Navy Captain Eugene B. McDaniel whose faith in God and his country never waivered, even during almost six years as a Vietnam POW.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Governor concurring therein, hereby render endorsement and moral support for the July 4, 1974, Music Program entitled "One Nation Under God" as being a very valuable contribution to the general citizenry of the State of Delaware.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt is hereby respectfully requested to officially proclaim the day of July 4, 1974, as a Day of Spiritual and Patriotic Renewal so as to conform with the theme of "One Nation Under God".

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be made a part of the Senate and House Journals and that a copy be forwarded to the Foundation for the Advancement of God and Country.

Approved June 24, 1974.