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    Presidential Getaway: JFK on Cape Cod

    Throughout his Presidency, JFK would retreat to the cluster of white clapboard houses in Hyannis Port that had been the emotional center of his family’s life for decades. During the summers, he would escape the pressures of the office for weekend getaways with his large, extended family. Those weekends were taken up with swimming, sunning, sa...

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    Charles Price (1997)

    Judge Charles Price, a circuit court judge in Montgomery, Alabama, was honored in 1997 for his devotion to the principles of the American Constitution that compelled him to rule that a fellow circuit court judge's courtroom display of the Ten Commandments for religious purposes was a violation of the First Amendment. In 1995, Etowah County (Alabama...

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    Passing the Torch - The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

    Treasures from the Kennedy Library Collection (on display December 10, 2010 - September 5, 2011) This special 50th anniversary exhibit presents treasures from the ceremonial events building up to the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy

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    The Making of a President

    August 28, 2008 - September 30, 2010 The Making of a President is a special display of archival material and Museum objects from the Library's collection that explores those elements of John F. Kennedy's life that prepared him for a career in public service and motivated him to seek the nation's highest elected office.

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    George Washington's Acts of Congress

    George Washington’s personal copy of the Laws of the United States, First Session 1789, also known as the Acts of Congress, will be on display in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum May 20, 2013. This special display is part of a nationwide tour to each of the Presidential Libraries, made possible through a special partnership be...

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    Robert Ford (2012)

    Robert S. Ford began serving a recess appointment as the U.S. Ambassador to Syria in January  2011; his appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in October 2011. He is the first  American ambassador posted to Damascus since 2005, when the U.S. withdrew its diplomatic presence amid tensions over the Iraq war, human rights complaints, and the ...

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    JFK's Missing "Tooth" Found (May 10, 2000)
    0/10/2000

    Boston - Employee’s Detective Work Leads to Missing Artifact. A piece of scrimshaw from President Kennedy’s collection, long thought missing by the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, has been loaned by the family of Greta Garbo for display in the Library’s new exhibit "John F. Kennedy – Man of the Sea." The new exhibit opens June 3 and runs throug...

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    Afghan Sculpture from Second Century on Display in Museum at JFK Library (June 16, 2003)
    0/16/2003

    BOSTON—The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum announced today that a rare Afghan head of Buddha, dating back to the second century, is now on display in its Museum. It is a state gift presented to President Kennedy at the White House on September 5, 1963, by His Majesty Mohammad Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan. Visitors to the Museum can view...

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    JFK Library and Museum Announces Special Exhibit: Gifts From the World to the White House: Caroline Kennedy's Doll Collection (1961-63) (July 23, 2003)
    0/23/2003

    BOSTON—On November 13, 2003, the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Library will open a special exhibit entitled "Gifts From the World to the White House: Caroline Kennedy’s Doll Collection (1961-63)." The exhibit will showcase some 75 dolls and puppets from 30 countries given to Caroline Kennedy between 1961 and 1963. Foreign dignitaries and first ladi...

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    Kennedy Library and Museum Celebrates Nation's Immigrant Tradition through Unique Irish Connection (February 27, 2003)
    0/27/2003

    Boston, MA– For visitors to the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum on St. Patrick’s Day and throughout the year, items treasured by President Kennedy take on a larger meaning. Poignant mementos on permanent display in the Museum represent a unique Irish connection and celebrate our nation’s rich immigrant tradition.

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