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    Charlie Gibson: JFK and the Youth
    11/7/10

    The Essence of America

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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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    Nickolas Murnion (1998)

    Garfield County Attorney Nickolas Murnion successfully prosecuted Montana's fiercely anti-government “Freemen” for advocating terrorism, and rallied his small community to stand up to the extremist hate group. In March 1994, the Freemen posted a $1 million bounty for the arrest and conviction of Murnion and several others who were involved in the f...

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    The Briefing Room

    John F. Kennedy was the first president to effectively use the new medium of television to speak directly to the American people through live televised press conferences. Video samples of his responses to reporters' questions and exhibits of objects and documents illustrate the wide range of issues he confronted as President.  Also included is h...

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    A Conversation with Harry Belafonte

    Harry Belafonte discussed his new memoir My Song with award-winning television host and journalist Liz Walker. * With special sponsorship from Bingham McCutchen LLP.

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    JFKPOF-046-008-p0029 Radio and television address to the nation on nuclear test ban treaty. 7/26/1963

    Description: This is a page from President Kennedy's radio and television address to the American people on the passage of a treaty banning atmospheric nuclear weapons tests, later known as the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) or Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT). In his speech the President explains that the treaty will strengthen national security, le...

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    Campaign Trail

    After narrowly losing the vice presidential nomination in 1956, Senator John F. Kennedy sought the presidency in 1960. After hard-fought primary victories, JFK won his party’s nomination and faced-off against sitting Vice President Richard Nixon in a campaign that featured the first live-broadcast television debates between presidential candidat...

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    PX 64-2-26 Cat watches the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy on Television.
    20 January 1961

    Accession Number: PX 64-2-26 Description: A cat watches the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy on television. Credit Line: Copyright Unknown. Please Credit "John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston."

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    Harry Belafonte to be Honored as Distinguished American (March 15, 2002)
    0/15/2002

    Boston: Harry Belafonte, the world renowned recording artist, Broadway, movie and television star, and globally respected human rights activist, will be honored with the Distinguished American Award by the John F. Kennedy Library and Foundation at a Kennedy Library Public Forum "Seeking Common Ground: Civil Rights and Human Rights," on Friday, Marc...

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PX 64-2-26 Cat watches the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy on Television.

PX 24-2-26 Cat watches the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy on Television. 1/20/1961

Accession Number: PX 64-2-26 Description: A cat watches the inauguration of President John...