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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Kofi Annan (2002)

    U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan was honored for his political courage and diplomatic integrity amid controversy and conflict that has redefined the role of the United Nations worldwide. This award recognized his ongoing efforts in building a world response to combat international terrorism, negotiating peaceful resolutions in volatile global and ...

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    Carl Elliott, Sr. (1990)

    Carl Elliott, a former United States Congressman from Jasper, Alabama, was honored for his participation in the passage of the historic National Defense Education Act of 1958, which made a college education accessible to all, regardless of race or economic status. Congressman Elliott persevered despite the fact that his stands were anathemas in ...

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    George Washington's Acts of Congress

    George Washington’s personal copy of the Laws of the United States, First Session 1789, also known as the Acts of Congress, will be on display in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum May 20, 2013. This special display is part of a nationwide tour to each of the Presidential Libraries, made possible through a special partnership be...

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    Joseph Darby (2005)

    In January 2004, while serving with the 372nd Military Police Company in Iraq, Joseph M. Darby, then an Army Specialist, anonymously turned in to Army investigators a fellow soldier's photographs depicting members of his unit taking part in the torture and humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison. Darby's tip calling attention to the...

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    JFK and Disabilities

    In the twenty years following the Kennedy administration, Congress passed 116 acts or amendments providing support for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Established in 1966 by President Johnson, the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (formally called the President's Committee on Mental Retarda...

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    Jay Williams 2007

    Jay Williams made history in November, 2005 when he became the youngest and the first African-American Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio. A former banker who left the corporate world to serve as director of the city’s community development agency, Williams staked his mayoral candidacy on an unusual and politically bold plan to revitalize the city. Once hom...

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    Charles Weltner (1991)

    Rather than "compromise with hate" and be forced to support the candidacy of Lester Maddox, an advocate of segregation, Congressman Charles Longstreet Weltner (D-Ga) placed principle above ambition and withdrew from his own race for re-election. Although his action cost him a third term in Congress, Weltner's willingness to risk everything for h...

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    A Nation Remembers

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. President Kennedy’s funeral and procession to Arlington National Cemetery were filled with the solemn pomp and pageantry befitting an epic tragedy. If the vile act of the assassination shook the nation, the beauty and...

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    IFP:96B "Wheat Sale: U.S. to Sell Grain to Soviet Bloc"
    9 October 1963

    IFP:96B "Wheat Sale: U.S. to Sell Grain to Soviet Bloc" 10/9/1963.

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IFP:96B "Wheat Sale: U.S. to Sell Grain to Soviet Bloc"

IFP:96B "Wheat Sale: U.S. to Sell Grain to Soviet Bloc" 10/9/1963.

Accession Number: IFP:96B Description: "Wheat Sale: U.S. to Sell Grain to Soviet Bloc." Sc...