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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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    Carl Elliott, Sr. (1990)

    Carl Elliott, a former United States Congressman from Jasper, Alabama, was honored for his participation in the passage of the historic National Defense Education Act of 1958, which made a college education accessible to all, regardless of race or economic status. Congressman Elliott persevered despite the fact that his stands were anathemas in ...

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    John Lewis (2001)

    Congressman John Lewis was honored with an unprecedented Profile in Courage Award for Lifetime Achievement for his extraordinary courage, leadership and commitment to civil rights. Congressman Lewis’ efforts promoting civil rights started at an early age. As a student he organized sit-in demonstrations at segregated lunch counters in Nashville, ...

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    IFP:93A "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields"
    11 June 1963

    Accession Number: IFP:93A Description: "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields." Governor George Wallace makes a statement to the press in front of the University of Alabama main doors in Tuscaloosa. The United States Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach presents Governor Wallace with a written ultimatum from the P...

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    IFP:93A "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields"
    11 June 1963

    IFP:93A "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields" 6/11/1963.

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    Charles Price Named as Recipent of the 1997 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (April 24, 1997)
    0/24/1997

    Charles Price, Circuit Court Judge of Montgomery, Alabama, was announced the winner of the 1997 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award today by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.

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    Boston Schoolteachers to Benefit from Five-Day Conference on History of Civil Rights at Kennedy Library (June 19, 2002)
    0/19/2002

    The John F. Kennedy Library will sponsor a summer institute for teachers from the Boston Public Schools that will examine the struggle for civil rights and include presentations by such key civil-rights activists as Dorothy Cotton, a top advisor to Martin Luther King, and Vivian Malone-Jones, one of the students Governor George Wallace sought to ba...

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    New Material Opened from Jacqueline Kennedy Papers (January 14, 2014)
    40/14/2014

    Boston, MA — Fifty years after Jacqueline Kennedy publicly expressed her gratitude for the outpouring of support following the death of President John F. Kennedy, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has opened a new series of condolence mail from the First Lady’s personal papers. The series contains condolence that was f...

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IFP:93A "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields"

IFP:93A "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields" 6/11/1963.

Accession Number: IFP:93A Description: "Alabama Story: Negroes Enrolled as Governor Yields...