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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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    JFKPOF-002-006-p0016 Correspondence between President John F. Kennedy and Earl H. Zwingle regarding the President's "hatlessness."

    Accession Number: JFKPOF-022-006-p0016 Description: Correspondence between the office President John F. Kennedy and Earl H. Zwingle of the Consolidated Millinery Company regarding the effect of the Kennedy family's image on the hat industry. To see additional documents in this folder click here.

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    Michael Synar (1995)

    In his sixteen years as a U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma, Michael L. Synar distinguished himself for his unwavering commitment to serve the public interest, no matter how powerful the foe or great the political risk. As a leader of the anti-smoking forces in Congress, Synar introduced legislation to restrict advertising of tobacco products and to i...

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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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    JFKPOF-022-006-p0021 San Fransisco Examiner clipping sent to President Kennedy by Earl H. Zwingle with a letter regarding the President's "hatlessness."

    Accession Number: JFKPOF-022-006-p0021 Description: Newspaper clipping from San Fransisco Examiner, 2 July 1963. This clipping was sent to the office of President John F. Kennedy by Earl H. Zwingle of the Consolidated Millinery Company along with letters of correspondence regarding the effect of the Kennedy family's image on the hat industry. ...

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    Lowell Weicker, Jr. (1992)

    In 1991, after a careful, first-hand examination of his state's deteriorating fiscal condition, Governor Lowell Weicker of Connecticut shocked many residents of the state by proposing a first-time-ever personal income tax as part of his fiscal year 1992 budget package. He believed that for Connecticut to survive its worst financial crisis since the...

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JFKPOF-002-006-p0016 Correspondence between President John F. Kennedy and Earl H. Zwingle regarding the President's "hatlessness."

JFKPOF-002-006-p0016 Correspondence between President John F. Kennedy and Earl H. Zwingle regarding the President's "hatlessness."

Accession Number: JFKPOF-022-006-p0016 Description: Correspondence between the office Pres...