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    Doris Voitier (2007)

    Doris Voitier began her career as a math teacher and had served in the St. Bernard Parish public school system for more than 30 years when she was appointed Superintendent in August, 2004. One year later, when every building in St. Bernard Parish was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, Voitier worked boldly and tirelessly, without help from ...

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    Henry Gonzalez (1994)

    On September 11, 1994, the fifth Profile in Courage Award was presented to U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of Texas, Chairman of the House Banking Committee, who launched a series of dramatic hearings on the savings and loan crisis, which resulted in far-reaching legislation to clean up the mess and reform the industry. Charles Keating was convi...

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    Research Fellowships & Grants

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation offers competitive research fellowships and grants every year to scholars and students who wish to make use of the archival holdings (including audiovisual materials) of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum.

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    Luke Ravenstahl 2011

    In 2003, at the age of 23, Luke Ravenstahl became the youngest person ever elected to the Pittsburgh City Council. In 2005, he became City Council president, and ten months later, after the untimely death of then-mayor Bob O’Connor, Ravenstahl was sworn in as Pittsburgh’s 58th mayor. He was 26 years old, and Pittsburgh was on the brink of bankruptc...

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    Jennifer Staple-Clark 2011

    In 2000, then a 19-year-old sophomore at Yale, Jennifer Staple-Clark took a summer work position as a clinical researcher of glaucoma in the office of her childhood ophthalmologist in New Haven, Connecticut. She was shocked by what she saw there: scores of low-income and homeless patients whose glaucoma had needlessly progressed into blindness. Ove...

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    Research Fellowships & Grants

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation offers competitive research fellowships and grants every year to scholars and students who wish to make use of the archival holdings (including audiovisual materials) of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum.

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    John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Application for Fellowship or Grant
    September 22, 2008

    John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Application for Fellowship or Grant

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    Civil Rights Institute at JFK Library and Museum Offers Boston Teachers First-Hand Accounts of '60s Movement (June 11, 2003)
    0/11/2003

    BOSTON—Boston public school teachers will gather this summer at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum for a five-day institute, The Civil Rights Struggle Through the Kennedy Years, to enhance their understanding of this crucial time in the nation’s past so they may better teach students about it in the classroom. Made possible by a Tea...

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    JFK Library and Museum Receives $150,000 Save America's Treasures Grant to Preserve Ernest Hemingway Collection (November 20, 2003)
    0/20/2003

    BOSTON—The Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that it has been awarded a $150,000 Save America’s Treasures grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to preserve the Kennedy Library and Museum’s Ernest Hemingway Collection . The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum is home to the largest collection of the Nobel Prize-winner’s manuscripts,...

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    Kennedy Presidential Library Kicks off Week-Long Teacher Education Conference (June 27, 2005)
    0/27/2005

    Boston, MA – Today the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum kicked off a week-long educational conference for public school teachers featuring nationally prominent speakers such as presidential advisory Theodore Sorensen and journalist Seymour Topping, the first western correspondent stationed in Vietnam. The conference will give 35-40 t...

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