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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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    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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    Two Boston Landmarks Partner with Kennedy Library -- Union Oyster House and Omni Parker House Celebrate JFK Connection -- (November 25, 2008)
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    Boston, MA- The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is partnering with two famous Boston institutions to help celebrate their historic connection with John F. Kennedy. For a limited time, patrons who present an admission ticket stub from the Museum at the Kennedy Presidential Library at either the Omni Parker House or the Union Oyste...

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