• JFKWHP-AR7595-B (crop): President Kennedy at News Conference, 20 November 1962
    Senators Markey, Warren, Hatch and McCain Applaud Passage of Legislation to Commemorate JFK Centennial

    Washington (July 15, 2016) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Orin Hatch (R-Utah) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) applauded passage of Senate legislation to establish a commission to be known as the “John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission” that would plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor President Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2017.

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    Minnesota High School Student Wins National John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest (April 28, 2016)

    BOSTON – The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that Zhen Tu, a junior at Eagan High School in Eagan, Minnesota, has won the national John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students. Tu’s prize-winning essay describes the political courage of former U.S. Senator of Tennessee Howard Baker, who in 1978, while serving as Republican Senate Minority Leader, successfully led the Senate to ratify the controversial Panama Canal treaties.

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    JFK Library Presents Landmark Exhibition on the Life and Writings of Ernest Hemingway

    BOSTON - The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced the opening of a new landmark exhibition, Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars. Showcasing the JFK Library’s Hemingway Collection, this is the first ever major museum exhibition devoted to the work and life of Ernest Hemingway. The exhibit features a trove of rarely exhibited material, including multiple drafts of the writer’s major works, correspondence with a legendary circle of expatriate writers living in 1920s Paris, as well as photographs and a selection of Hemingway’s personal belongings.

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    Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Announced as Recipient of the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (April 4, 2016)

    BOSTON – The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is the 2016 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™. Amid security concerns following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, Malloy courageously defended the U.S. resettlement of Syrian refugees and personally welcomed a family of Syrian refugees to New Haven after they had been turned away by another state. The prestigious award for political courage will be presented by Jack Schlossberg, President Kennedy’s grandson, at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston on May 1, 2016.

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    JFK Library Foundation Commences Preliminary Search for New CEO (February 10, 2016)

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that it is undertaking an extensive national search to find a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization. The search, in its very early stages, will focus on locating the right person to help the Foundation prepare for the 2017 Centennial of President Kennedy’s birth.

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    Celebrate Presidents’ Day Week at JFK Library with Family-Friendly Programs and Activities (February 3, 2016)

    BOSTON – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will offer several family-oriented activities and programs throughout Presidents’ Day week, including its signature Presidents’ Day Family Festival featuring presidential storytelling, activities and performances. On Wednesday, February 17, the award-winning Crabgrass Puppet Theatre will bring folktales to life in honor of African American Heritage Month.

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