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I understand that you are considering people for the most Outstanding American Award I am not one for awards or publicity especially from the government but I felt that I truly deserve this award I am the one man who has fought for the most important aspect of America its citizens Americas most important asset is its people and I more than the corporate-influenced politicians like yourself have been the peoples defender and advocate for nearly half a century I am the man who has carried out the legacy of the great muckrakers of the beginning of this centuryI was born to Lebanese parents in Connecticut My father was a hard working man who taught me to never trust those in power Not only to a child do things seem upside down if you judge by what is right he said And the welfare of the people of this country is what is right not protecting the profits of corporations During my years at Princeton and Harvard Law School I discovered that corporations were by their nature ruthless and that people were very apathetic to do any activist measures to help themselves When I published my book Unsafe At Any Speed in 1965 people were astonished at the danger of cars because they had never bothered to care before And despite the fact that General Motors hired people to follow me and ask friends of mine embarrassing questions about me and that they tapped my phones and accused me of being anti-Semitic I took on General Motors and I won The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is just one example of how my activism made a real change in the systemMy crusade against corporations has been on the behalf of the citizens of this country who do not know any better They do not care that the country is run by men who are more worried about their wallets than the safety and welfare of
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