The Liberty Torch Bicentennial offering
The Liberty Torch Bicentennial offeringThe Liberty Torch runners began their unprecedented 50-state relay run in Battery Park in New York shortly after 11 a.m. on 26 June. The runners were seen off with speeches by New York Lieutenant-Governor Mary Ann Krupsak and Representative Bella Abzug, as well as a brief meditation and blessing by Sri Chinmoy. Lieutanant-Governor Krupsak lit the torch which will be carried by the runners day and night for the next six weeks.
Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-3, No. 6, 27 June 1976, Vishma Press, 1976