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    Roy Barnes (2003)

    In January 2001, in his first term as governor of Georgia, Roy Barnes succeeded where his predecessors had failed, winning the state legislature’s approval for a new state flag that minimized the prominence of the Confederate battle emblem, which had long been a focus of intense political conflict in the American South. Barnes undertook the effort ...

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    Robert Ford (2012)

    Robert S. Ford began serving a recess appointment as the U.S. Ambassador to Syria in January  2011; his appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in October 2011. He is the first  American ambassador posted to Damascus since 2005, when the U.S. withdrew its diplomatic presence amid tensions over the Iraq war, human rights complaints, and the ...

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

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 A...