Ever since the onset of the Cold War, we have been urged to “develop” a concise, exacting American manifesto— a platform which would compete with the simple, rousing calls of the Communists. Such an effort I think pointless— for what matters about this country cannot be put into simple slogans; it is a process, a way of doing things and dealing with people, a way of life. There are two major ways to communicate what this country is really about: to bring people here, or to send Americans abroad.