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    A Nation Remembers

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas.  President Kennedy’s funeral and procession to Arlington National Cemetery were filled with the solemn pomp and pageantry befitting an epic tragedy.  If the vile act of the assassination shook the nation, th...

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    Last Round of Salute Fired over John F. Kennedy's Grave

    75mm blank shell of the last round  fired from the Old Guard antitank gun during the funeral of President John F. Kennedy over his grave.  The shell is engraved: on front "The Last  Round of the Salute Fired Over the Grave of John Fitzgerald Kennedy 25 November 1963 President of the United States", and on back "Shell Fired By Gun Pla...

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    PX 77-17-1
    2 April 1946

    Accession Number: PX 77-17-1 Description: Knights of Columbus 2nd Degree Initiation. John F. Kennedy leads goat around Bunker Hill Monument. From left to right: Sylvester Colbert, Warren McCully (Grand Knight), John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  Credit Line: Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston

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    Fitzgerald Family Bible to be Open in Celebration of St. Patrick's Day (March 17, 2003)

    Boston, MA—In celebration of the nation’s immigrant tradition, on Monday, March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day, and to mark the 40th anniversary of President Kennedy’s trip to Ireland, the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum will open for the first-time to the press the Fitzgerald family bible. The bible contains a handwritten chron...

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    Special Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy (April 23, 2003)

    BOSTON—On May 15, 2003, the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum will open a special exhibit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the September 12, 1953, wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier and John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The Museum exhibit will run through October 31, 2003.

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    JFK Library Releases 1963 White House Recordings (May 29, 2003)

    BOSTON–As it marks the 86th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917), the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum today announced that it has declassified and made available for research more than 11 hours of presidential recordings which include several meetings and conversations that took place in the Cabinet Room and O...

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    Kennedy Library to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Unique Irish Connection and Events for All Ages (February 27, 2007)

    Boston, MA – It need not be St. Patrick’s Day to take pride in one’s Irish ancestry. A stop at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston will remind any visitor of the important role Irish Americans have played in the history of the country.

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