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    Leading with Diversity in a Global Economy
    1/18/12

    Leading with Diversity

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    Kennedy Library to Exhibit United in Memory Quilt on September 11, 2002 (August 8, 2002)
    0/8/2002

    BOSTON-Ten large panels of the United in Memory: 9-11 Victims Memorial Quilt will be on exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum on September 11, 2002, as part of the Library's day-long effort to mark this solemn anniversary.

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    JFK Library Exhibits United in Memory Quilt on September 11, 2002 (September 11, 2002)
    0/11/2002

    Boston, MA—Ten large panels of the United in Memory: 9-11 Victims Memorial Quilt are on exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum on September 11, 2002, as part of the Library’s day-long effort to mark this solemn anniversary.

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    9/11 Memorial Quilt on Exhibit at Kennedy Library September 11-30, 2002 (August 26, 2002)
    0/26/2002

    BOSTON - Ten large panels of the United in Memory: 9/11 Victims Memorial Quilt will be exhibited in Massachusetts for the first time at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum from September 11 through 30, 2002. Admission to view the hand-sewn quilt panels honoring the victims of 9/11 is free.

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    50th Anniversary: The Missile Gap Controversy

    In September 1961, President Kennedy was officially notified by the CIA that the United States had surpassed the Soviet Union in missiles, dispelling the notion of Soviet superiority in the arms race. Join historians Timothy Naftali, Fred Kaplan and John Prados for a discussion of this pivotal moment in world history. Mary Elise Sarotte, Professor ...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Truman and Eisenhower
    2/20/2012

    Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine and two historians, David Nichols and Carol Anderson, discuss President Truman's decision to desegregate the Armed Forces and President Eisenhower's handling of the crisis at Little Rock High School with moderator Callie Crossley. This conference examined key moments in the civil rights movement during five A...

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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Kennedy and Johnson
    2/20/2012

    Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who was the first African American to attend the University of Georgia, will discuss the struggle for civil rights in the early 1960's with Harvard historian Kenneth Mack, and Roger Wilkins and Harris Wofford who worked with and for Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. This conference examined key moments in the civ...

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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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    The Presidency and Civil Rights - Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt
    2/20/2012

    Historian Allida Black opened the conference by examining how civil rights issues were handled in the Roosevelt administration and the Roosevelts' role in the watershed event that featured Marian Anderson singing at the Lincoln Memorial. This conference examined key moments in the civil rights movement during five American presidencies – from Ro...

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    The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - A Conversation with John Lewis
    08/13/2013

    The Kennedy Library hosted an afternoon conference on the March on Washington. The speaking program began at 1:00, with a showing of a documentary entitled The March beginning at 12:30 p.m. Following the film, there was a presentation by attendees of the March; a panel discussion with historians Clayborne Carson and Peniel Joseph, civil rights lead...

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