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    PEN/Hemingway Award and other Hemingway Forums

    Literary figureheads and members of the general public gather each spring at the JFK Library & Museum to recognize under Ernest Hemingway's name new authors who have recently published their first great work of fiction.  Thanks to the Hemingway Foundation and PEN New England, authors are awarded a prize for their contribution to literature. ...

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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Ethel Skakel Kennedy

    Ethel Skakel Kennedy was born on April 11, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois to coal magnate George Skakel, a Protestant, and his devoutly Catholic wife, Ann Brannack Skakel. Ethel’s father, George Sr., started work as an eight dollars a week railroad clerk. He, along with some co-workers, built a small coal and coke business into a diversified privately ...

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    President Kennedy’s Trip to Europe, June 23-July 2, 1963

    This segment features archival footage covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy’s European trip in the summer of 1963. Included are scenes from of President Kennedy in West Berlin; President Kennedy arriving in Ireland and his visit to the Kennedy Homestead; and President Kennedy meeting Pope Paul VI at the Vatican. The footage is...

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    Hemingway Newsletters and News Releases

    The JFK Library & Museum publishes newsletters about current events, preservation efforts, and collection updates. Read more about past activities here.

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    Reading, Writing & History

    Reading, Writing & History Bringing Great Historical Literature into the Classroom: An Annotated Bibliography for Elementary and Middle Grades

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    Jean Margaret Smith
    12/3/10

    The Big Help

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    President Kennedy’s Western Trip, September 24-28, 1963

    This segment features archival footage taken during President John F. Kennedy’s eleven-state conservation tour in September 1963, along with historical commentary provided by Kennedy Library Director Tom Putnam and National Park System Superintendent George Price, Jr. President Kennedy’s trip included visits to Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Mi...

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    Cuban Missile Crisis Calendar Paperweight

    Cuban Missile Crisis Calendar Paperweight

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    Vacancies

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum is the nation's official memorial to John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. It is a Presidential Library administered by the National Archives & Records Administration and supported, in part, by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-profit organization. Explore our...

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