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    Shirley Franklin (2005)

    2005 Profile in Courage Award Recipient Shirley Franklin became Mayor of Atlanta in 2001, having never before run for public office. She inherited an $82 million budget deficit – about a fifth of the city’s total budget – and a crisis of confidence in the public management of the city. Atlanta’s sewer system needed immediate and massive repairs, an...

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    November 22, 1963: Death of the President

    Although he had not formally announced his candidacy, it was clear that JFK was going to run and he seemed confident—though not over-confident— about his chances for re-election. At the end of September, the President traveled west speaking in nine different states in less than a week. While the trip was meant to put a spotlight on natural resource...

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    The President's Intelligence Checklist, Several Combined
    Spanning 12 July 1962 to 31 August 1962

    Description: The President's Intelligence Checklist was the predecessor of the The President’s Daily Brief or PDB and was first produced by the CIA for President Kennedy. Although the format initially went through several trial runs, it was formalized in early 1961. The checklist, initially known by the acronym PICL (pronounced "pickle") ...

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    The President's Intelligence Checklist, Combined
    Span 12 July 1962 to 31 August 1962

    Description: The President's Intelligence Checklist was the predecessor of the The President’s Daily Brief or PDB and was first produced by the CIA for President Kennedy. Although the format initially went through several trial runs, it was formalized in early 1961. The checklist, initially known by the acronym PICL (pronounced "pickle") ...

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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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    John F. Kennedy Library to Mark 40th Anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis this October (September 26, 2002)
    0/26/2002

    BOSTON: The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis with a special exhibit, The World On the Brink: John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis, which opens Wednesday, October 2, 2002, and runs through Friday, May 15, 2003. The exhibit will feature original artifacts and images associate...

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    "Presents for a President and First Lady" Unwrapped on November 26 in the Museum at the JFK Library (November 12, 2004)
    0/12/2004

    BOSTON — On Friday, November 26, 2004, the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will unwrap a special exhibit, "Presents for a President and First Lady," a display of 65 state gifts presented to President and Mrs. Kennedy by foreign leaders from around the globe. The exhibit, which features a large selection of never-before-seen treas...

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    JFK Library, U.S. National Archives, and the National Archives of Japan Collaborate on Special Exhibit on President Kennedy (March 5, 2015)
    0/5/2015

    Boston MA – On March 6, 2015, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (Kennedy Library), the U.S. National Archives, and the National Archives of Japan will unveil a special international exhibit in Tokyo, Japan. JFK: His Life and Legacy highlights President Kennedy’s service in World War, his relationship with Japan, a...

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