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    Charles Price (1997)

    Judge Charles Price, a circuit court judge in Montgomery, Alabama, was honored in 1997 for his devotion to the principles of the American Constitution that compelled him to rule that a fellow circuit court judge's courtroom display of the Ten Commandments for religious purposes was a violation of the First Amendment. In 1995, Etowah County (Alabama...

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    Immigration's Humanitarian Challenges

    Immigration's Challenges, Oct. 2014

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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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    David Baker, Michael Streit, Marsha Ternus (2012)

    On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court made history by unanimously striking down a statute barring same-sex marriage, making Iowa the third state in the U.S. and the first state outside of New England to allow same-sex marriage. Massachusetts and Connecticut already allowed same-sex marriage at the time; California had done so before the passa...

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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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    Bequest Language

    Bequests are playing an increasingly important role in securing the future of our institution. Your gift allows the Foundation to build, preserve and present the collection for future generations to enjoy. To leave a bequest to the Kennedy Library Foundation, we suggest sharing the following language with your attorney

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    A Conversation with Al Gore
    02/05/2013

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Al Gore discussed his new book, The Future, with Harvard professor Graham Allison.

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    JFK Library Releases Recording of President Kennedy Discussing Race to the Moon (May 25, 2011)
    45/25/2011

    BOSTON – On what marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s first challenge to the country to commit to sending a man to the moon before the end of the 1960s, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it has declassified and made available for research a presidential recording of President Kennedy a...

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    Former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award for Stance on Climate Change (May 3, 2015)
    19/3/2015

    BOSTON, MA – The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis (R-SC) was named the 2015 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ for political courage. Inglis is being awarded this honor for the courage he demonstrated when reversing his position on climate change afte...

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    Former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award for Stance on Climate Change
    19/13/2015

    BOSTON, MA – The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis (R-SC) was named the 2015 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ for political courage. Inglis is being awarded this honor for the courage he demonstrated when reversing his position on climate change afte...

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