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    Dan Fenn Awardees

    Former Recipients of Dan Fenn Award The Dan Fenn Award for Political Leadership was established by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1987 to honor a Massachusetts elected official aged 35 years or younger who demonstrated outstanding and effective political leadership in addressing or resolving a public polic...

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    Marian Wright Edelman

    Ending Child Poverty

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    David Beasley (2003)

    In November 1996, less than two years into his first term as governor of South Carolina, David Beasley, a conservative Republican, went on statewide television and asked the legislature to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house dome, where it had flown beneath the American flag and the state flag since 1962. Although Beasley had be...

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    Eric Garcetti 2006

    During his five years in public office as a member of the Los Angeles City Council, including serving as President of the City Council in his second term, Eric Garcetti has taken on some of the city’s most pressing public problems including affordable housing, environmental issues, and economic development. Garcetti has shown particular leadersh...

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    Black Jack's Saber and Scabbard

    Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: Overall: 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm) In the funeral procession, a magnificent black gelding, with an empty saddle, saber, and boots reversed in the stirrups, followed the caisson bearing President Kennedy's coffin. The riderless horse is one of the highest military honors bestowed upon the fallen.  This saber with...

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    Wael Ghonim and the People of Egypt (2011)

    Wael Ghonim received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in the name of the People of Egypt. In June 2010, in response to the ruthless killing of Alexandria businessman Khaled Said by Egyptian police, Wael Ghonim, an Egyptian Google executive living and working in Dubai, anonymously launched a Facebook page, “We are all Khaled Said...

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    Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy Welcomes Nelson Mandela to a Luncheon at the Kennedy Library, 23 June 1990
    23 June 1990

    Accession Number: NLJFK90-C49L-2 (crop) Description: Senator Edward M. Kennedy welcomes Nelson Mandela to a luncheon at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library held in honor of Mandela. Boston, MA.

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    JFK Library Archivist Receives National Honors (September 10, 1997)
    0/10/1997

    Boston — Megan Desnoyers, Archivist of the John F. Kennedy Library, received her profession’s most prestigious honor when she was named a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the Society's annual meeting in Chicago, IL, August 28. The distinction of Fellow is awarded to a limited number of individuals in the nation for their out...

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    JFK Library and Museum to Offer Free Admission for Veterans on Veterans Day (November 4, 2004)
    0/4/2004

    In honor of Veteran’s Day, admission to the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will be waived for Veterans all day on Thursday, November 11.

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    $1 Million Gift to JFK Profile in Courage Award Announced- Richard K. Donahue, Sr. Honored by Nike Chairman's Private Gift (March 17, 2004)
    0/17/2004

    Boston, MA - The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation announced today that Nike C.E.O. Philip Knight has given a $1 million gift to the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award program. Knight made the private donation in honor of Kennedy Library Foundation Board member Richard K. Donahue, Sr., who served as Founding Chairman of the John F. Kennedy P...

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Black Jack's Saber and Scabbard

Saber and Scabbard

Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: Overall: 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm) In the funeral processi...