“We are a people who normally would not mix. But there exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful. We are like the passengers of a great liner the moment after rescue from shipwreck when camaraderie, joyousness and democracy pervade the vessel from steerage to Captain’s table.” Some of you might find these words familiar. Many, unfamiliar. Some of you might know them as one would their bible verses–they are etched in your hearts, recited...