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    JFKPOF-003-008-p0026 A letter from Dr. John F. Kidhal to President Kennedy critiquing the President's seating for meetings.

    Accession Number: JFKPOF-003-008-p0026 Description: This letter from Dr. John P. Kidahl proposes alternative seating arrangements for President Kennedy's office meetings. Dr. Kidahl suggests that since President Kennedy's rocking chair's height is greater than the height of the sofa in his office, the arrangement could make his guests feel "ill-at-...

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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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    Rosalynn Carter on the Mental Health Crisis

    Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter explained how we can improve our mental health system in her new book, Within Our Reach:  Ending the Mental Health Crisis with Dr. Peter Kramer, professor of psychiatry at Brown University and author of Listening to Prozac.

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    JFK Library Children's Hour Presents "Daddy King" (January 1, 1998)
    0/1/1998

    As part of its special programming for children and their families, and in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum announced that it will host a free performance by noted storyteller Sumner McClain who portrays “Daddy King,” the father of the Civil Rights leader, on Saturday, January 17. The free pe...

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    2004 Profile in Courage Award recipient Sima Simar
    May 24, 2004

    2004 Profile in Courage Award recipient Dr. Sima Simar with Senator Edward M. Kennedy, May 24, 2004.

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    The 2004 Profile in Courage Awards Presented at the Kennedy Presidential Library (May 24, 2004)
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    BOSTON -- Caroline Kennedy and Senator Edward M. Kennedy today presented Afghan physician and human rights activist Dr. Sima Samar, former North Carolina State Representative Cindy Watson (R), and former Oklahoma State Senator Paul Muegge (D) with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library...

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    Tape Reveals JFK's Frustration on Civil Rights Progress (January 17, 2005)
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    Boston, MA – As the nation reflects on the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library made available for research a tape recording of a 30-minute White House meeting that took place on May 4, 1963 during which President Kennedy comments on the nation’s civil rights struggle.

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    Caroline Kennedy Opens New Wing of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (May 4, 2011)
    0/4/2011

    BOSTON – Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and Tom Putnam, Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, today officiated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion and opening of the new 30,000 square foot wing of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The ceremony took place i...

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2004 Profile in Courage Award recipient Sima Simar

2004 Profile in Courage Award recipient Dr. Sima Simar with Senator Edward M. Kennedy, May 24, 2004.

2004 Profile in Courage Award recipient Dr. Sima Simar with Senator Edward M. Kennedy, ...