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    Handmade and Heartfelt: Folk Art from the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Library & Museum

    November 25, 2005 - April 3, 2007 A selection of the Library's rich collection of folk art and handmade items from countries around the world. Often not greatly accomplished works of art in and of themselves, such pieces are nonetheless important and fascinating because they relay affection, esteem and pride toward the President and First Lady f...

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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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    Alberto Mora (2006)

    In December 2002, Alberto J. Mora, then general counsel of the United States Navy, was alerted by Navy investigators to reports that detainees held by the U.S. military at Guantanamo Bay were being subjected to cruel and unlawful interrogation practices. Mora, whose civilian position accorded him a rank equal to that of a four-star general, soon ca...

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    Vietnam, Diem, the Buddhist Crisis

    In the spring of 1963, South Vietnamese forces suppressed Buddhist religious leaders and followers, which led to an ensuing political crisis for the Diem government and became known as the “Buddhist crisis.” President Ngo Dinh Diem was passive in his response to the crisis and later promised reforms. His brother and closest advisor, Ngo Dinh Nhu...

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    The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    10/14/2012

    Part 2 of 3: Historians, journalists and policy makers reflected on the events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis, how it was resolved, and how lessons learned can be applied to the nuclear challenges facing us today.

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    The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    10/14/2012

    Part 1 of 3: Historians, journalists and policy makers reflected on the events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis, how it was resolved, and how lessons learned can be applied to the nuclear challenges facing us today.

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    The 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    10/14/2012

    Part 3 of 3: Historians, journalists and policy makers reflected on the events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis, how it was resolved, and how lessons learned can be applied to the nuclear challenges facing us today.

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