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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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    2001 Winning Essay by Tyler Boersen

    Tyler Boersen, an 18-year old senior at Haslett High School in Haslett, Michigan, and Stephanie Dziczek, a 17-year old junior at Holmes High School in Covington, Kentucky, were honored by Caroline Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy’s family during a May 21, 2001 ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston for their...

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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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    John F. Kennedy Library Invites Public to Sign Condolence Book as Nation Mourns Death of President Ronald W. Reagan (June 8, 2004)

    The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston invites the public to sign a condolence book to share their thoughts and honor the life and legacy of President Ronald W. Reagan. The condolence book will be sent to Mrs. Reagan and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. The condolence book will be available in the lobby a...

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