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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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    Patrick Murphy 2009

    Patrick J. Murphy, 36, became the first Iraq war veteran to serve in the U.S. Congress when he was elected to the House of Representatives in 2006. Since his election, Murphy has become a leader in the debate on Iraq and Afghanistan, and on military and veterans policy. In his first month in Congress, he introduced legislation calling for the respo...

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    President Kennedy Leaves Chicago with a "Cold" during the Cuban Missile Crisis
    20 October 1962

    Accession Number: PX77-23:1093   Description: Original AP caption: "Chicago, Oct. 20--President Cancels Remainder of Trip--Donning hat and coat, President Kennedy leaves Sheraton-Blackstone Hotel in Chicago today for trip to airport and return to Washington. On advice from his physician the Chief Executive canceled the remaind...

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    PX 77-23-1093 President Kennedy returns to Washington from Chicago due to a slight cold.
    20 October 1962

    Accession Number: PX 77-23:1093 Description: President Kennedy returns to Washington from Chicago due to a "slight cold" during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Original caption: "Chicago, Oct. 20--President Cancels Remainder of Trip--Donning hat and coat, President Kennedy leaves Sheraton-Blackstone Hotel in Chicago today for trip to airport and ret...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Civil Rights: Then and Now
    2/20/2012

    Ray Suarez, Allida Black, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and Roger Wilkins discuss how the lessons learned from the civil rights movement 50 years ago inform the struggle for equal rights today and examine more recent landmarks including the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", gay marriage, and immigra...

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President Kennedy Leaves Chicago with a "Cold" during the Cuban Missile Crisis

PX77-23:1093 (crop): President Kennedy Leaves Chicago with a "Cold" during the Cuban Missile Crisis, 20 October 1962

Accession Number: PX77-23:1093   Description: Original AP caption: "...