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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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    Presents to a President and First Lady

    November 26, 2004 - November 13, 2005 The exchange of gifts among heads of state is a centuries-old tradition, and remains a part of the modern-day culture of international relations. President and Mrs. Kennedy delighted in the gifts presented to them by representatives of countries around the globe, particularly items which showcased the fine w...

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    The Kennedy Family

    John F. Kennedy was the offspring of two families, the Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, whose roots stretched back to Ireland. They immigrated to Boston in the 1840's seeking greater economic opportunity, religious and political liberty in America. The Irish in particular readily adapted to the American political system. By the end of the nineteent...

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    Lowell Weicker, Jr. (1992)

    In 1991, after a careful, first-hand examination of his state's deteriorating fiscal condition, Governor Lowell Weicker of Connecticut shocked many residents of the state by proposing a first-time-ever personal income tax as part of his fiscal year 1992 budget package. He believed that for Connecticut to survive its worst financial crisis since the...

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    Fitzgerald Family Bible to be Open in Celebration of St. Patrick's Day (March 17, 2003)
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    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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    Kennedy Library and Museum Celebrates Nation's Immigrant Tradition through Unique Irish Connection (February 27, 2003)
    0/27/2003

    Boston, MA– For visitors to the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum on St. Patrick’s Day and throughout the year, items treasured by President Kennedy take on a larger meaning. Poignant mementos on permanent display in the Museum represent a unique Irish connection and celebrate our nation’s rich immigrant tradition.

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