President Edwin Barclay of Liberia arrives at the White House becoming the first African president to make an official visit to an American president.
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"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."
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