"Were you very happy at school?" He just considered. But he had already jerked straight round, stared, glared again, and seen but the quiet day. President Reagan, on behalf of our Nation, I thank you for the wonderful things that you have done for America. It is the story of a new world that became a friend and liberator of the old, a story of a slave-holding society that became a servant of freedom, the story of a power that went into the world to protect but not possess, to defend but not to conquer.