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    James Florio (1993)

    On May 30, 1990, under Governor Florio's leadership, New Jersey passed the strictest gun control law in the nation, banning the sale and severely restricting the possession of assault weapons in the state. The action was a significant legislative victory for Florio, who was then engaged in a public and political battle over his reforms to the state...

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    Ernest Hemingway Pretending to Box
    Circa 1920

    Accession Number: EH06947P Description: Ernest Hemingway wearing a fake mustache and pretending to box. Caption on verso: "Yours for clean sport, John L. Sullivan". Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Link to the Ernest Hemingway Media Galler...

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    Shaping Up America: JFK, Sports and The Call to Physical Fitness

    September 27, 2007 - August 17, 2008 Explore how the Kennedy Family's participation in athletics and pursuit of a vigorous life was translated into an ideal for the youth of America during the Presidency of John F. Kennedy.

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    New Exhibit - "Shaping Up America: JFK, Sports and the Call to Physical Fitness" to open on September 27, 2007 (August 15, 2007)
    0/15/2007

    Boston, MA – On September 27, 2007 the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will unveil a new exhibit, Shaping Up America: JFK, Sports and the Call to Physical Fitness.  The exhibit will remain open until the fall of 2008.

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    Shaping Up America: JFK, Sports and the Call to Physical Fitness (September 27, 2007)
    0/27/2007

    Boston, MA – On September 27, 2007 the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library unveiled Shaping Up America: JFK, Sports and the Call to Physical Fitness, a special display of archival material and Museum objects from the Library’s collection that focuses on President Kennedy’s love of sports and athletics as well as his challenge to the ...

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    The Immortal Life of Ted Williams
    12/8/2013

    In honor of the Red Sox World Series win, Ben Bradlee Jr. discusses his new biography of Ted Williams, The Kid, with former Boston Globe sports writer Bob Ryan. Bradlee is the winner of this year's PEN New England Cerulli Award for Excellence in Sports Writing.

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Ernest Hemingway Pretending to Box

EH06947P Ernest Hemingway wearing a fake mustache and pretending to box, circa 1920.

Accession Number: EH06947P Description: Ernest Hemingway wearing a f...

KN-17128. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Greets President-elect John F. Kennedy in Pre-inaugural Ceremonies at the White House

Pre-Inaugural Ceremonies, White House, Washington, D.C. President-elect John F. Kennedy is...