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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 sleep...

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    Sebastian Junger
    5/10/10

    Building Block on the Way to Mars

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    Space Program

    On April 9, 1959, during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration, seven men were selected to become Project Mercury astronauts: Scott Carpenter, Leroy Gordon Cooper, John Glenn Jr., Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Walter Schirra Jr., Alan Shepard Jr., and Donald “Deke” Slayton. The goals of the Project Mercury program were specific: to orbit a man...

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    Henry Gonzalez (1994)

    On September 11, 1994, the fifth Profile in Courage Award was presented to U.S. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez of Texas, Chairman of the House Banking Committee, who launched a series of dramatic hearings on the savings and loan crisis, which resulted in far-reaching legislation to clean up the mess and reform the industry. Charles Keating was convi...

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    Sebastian Junger
    5/10/10

    Building Block on the Way to Mars

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    Giovanna Negretti 2008

    Giovanna Negretti, 37, is the co-founder and executive director of Oiste?, established in 1999 to provide Massachusetts Latinos with the tools and training to enter public service. The organization was founded in response to concern about the underrepresentation of Latinos in public decision making roles. While its original goal was to provide non-...

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    Wreckage of the Small Plane Carrying Ernest and Mary Hemingway Enroute to Murchison Falls, Uganda
    January, 1954

    Accession Number: EH04463P Description: Wreckage of the small Cessna 180 plane that carried Ernest and Mary Hemingway while on his second African safari. The crash occurred near Murchison Falls, Uganda. The three men at right are unidentified. Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston....

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    Sebastian Junger
    5/10/10

    Building Block on the Way to Mars

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    Sebastian Junger
    5/10/10

    Building Block on the Way to Mars

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President Kennedy speaks with Adlai Stevenson and Maria Callas

PC1834  President Kennedy speaks with Adlai Stevenson and Maria Callas

Accession Number: PC1834 Description: President John F. Kennedy chats...