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    Veronika Scott 2012

    Two years ago, Veronika Scott, then an industrial design major at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, began working on a class assignment: “Design to fill a need.” She spent months at a community shelter, learning about the needs of the homeless men and women she met. In particular, she was struck by the needs of those who preferred sleeping on...

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    Lisa Madigan 2005

    When she took her oath of office in 2003, Lisa Madigan became the first woman ever to hold the position of Illinois Attorney General. At the age of 39, she serves as the state’s chief consumer advocate and law enforcement officer. Ms. Madigan has spearheaded efforts leading to the passage of more than 30 legislative initiatives since she took offic...

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    Jay Williams 2007

    Jay Williams made history in November, 2005 when he became the youngest and the first African-American Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio. A former banker who left the corporate world to serve as director of the city’s community development agency, Williams staked his mayoral candidacy on an unusual and politically bold plan to revitalize the city. Once hom...

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    About our Collections: "Access to a Legacy" Digitization Initiative

    The groundbreaking initiative we are announcing today is the first of its kind in the nation…Because of this historical initiative, millions of documents, miles of film, and hundreds of thousands of photographs from President Kennedy’s administration will be scanned, digitized, indexed and permanently preserved. More importantly, they wil...

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    Green Berets

    President John F. Kennedy was visionary in his efforts to increase the capability of the United States Department of Defense in the conduct of Counter Insurgency and Unconventional Warfare. He recognized the unique capabilities and value of US Army Special Forces “Green Berets” in the struggle against despotic insurgency, and ensured their predo...

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    President's Initiative on Race to Convene One America Conversation at Kennedy Library (June 8, 1998)
    0/8/1998

    The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum and the Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse will host a candid discussion about race issues as part of “One America in the Twenty-First Century: The President’s Initiative on Race, “ on Monday, June 8, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am in the Stephen Smith Center at the Kennedy Library on Columbia Point, Boston.

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    Boston Schoolteachers to Benefit from Five-Day Conference on History of Civil Rights at Kennedy Library (June 19, 2002)
    0/19/2002

    The John F. Kennedy Library will sponsor a summer institute for teachers from the Boston Public Schools that will examine the struggle for civil rights and include presentations by such key civil-rights activists as Dorothy Cotton, a top advisor to Martin Luther King, and Vivian Malone-Jones, one of the students Governor George Wallace sought to ba...

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    Hemingway Letters and Documents from Cuba Now Available in the U.S. for the First Time at the JFK Library (October 28, 2009)
    0/28/2009

    Boston, MA – Through a groundbreaking initiative with the Government of Cuba, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library announced today that it is making available to researchers archival replicas of 3,000 letters and documents written by and to Ernest Hemingway while he was living at the Finca Vigía, the Nobel-Prize winning author’s home outside of...

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    Hemingway Letters and Documents from Cuba to be Made Available in the U.S. for the First Time at the JFK Library (January 29, 2009)
    0/29/2009

    Boston, MA - Through a groundbreaking initiative with the Government of Cuba, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston recently received 15 rolls of microfilm containing 3,000 images of letters and documents written by and to Ernest Hemingway while he was living at the Finca Vigía, the Nobel-Prize winning author’s home outside of Havana.

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