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    Patricia Kennedy Lawford

    Patricia Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 6, 1924, the sixth child and fourth daughter of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. Patricia attended the Roehampton Sacred Heart Convent School, a boarding school on the outskirts of London, while her father was Ambassador to Great Britain. She was a good student, especially in mathematics. In 1...

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    Elizabeth Redenbaugh (2011)

    An active school volunteer for years, Elizabeth Redenbaugh was sworn in as a member of North Carolina’s New Hanover County school board in December 2008. A few months after she was elected, the school board began contemplating a redistricting plan that appeared likely to result in increased socioeconomic and racial segregation in Wilmington midd...

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    William Winter (2008)

    As Governor of Mississippi in the early 1980’s, William Winter called the state legislature into special session to pass a landmark education reform proposal aimed at bringing uniform quality and racial tolerance to public education in Mississippi. Winter's Education Reform Act of 1982 was among the most significant pieces of legislation of its ...

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    Nickolas Murnion (1998)

    Garfield County Attorney Nickolas Murnion successfully prosecuted Montana's fiercely anti-government “Freemen” for advocating terrorism, and rallied his small community to stand up to the extremist hate group. In March 1994, the Freemen posted a $1 million bounty for the arrest and conviction of Murnion and several others who were involved in the f...

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    2004 Winning Essay by Avram Sand

    Avram Sand, a 16 year-old junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy in New York City, and Will Schmidley, an 18 year-old senior at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas, were honored during the May 24, 2004, Profile in Courage Award ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston for their prize-winning entries in the national John ...

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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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    2004 Winning Essay by Avram Sand

    Avram Sand, a 16 year-old junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy in New York City, and Will Schmidley, an 18 year-old senior at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas, were honored during the May 24, 2004, Profile in Courage Award ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston for their prize-winning entries in the national John ...

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    JFK Presidential Library Opens Papers of Jarold Kieffer First Executive Director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (May 8, 2006)
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    Boston, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum announced today that it has processed and made available for research the personal papers of Jarold Kieffer , first Executive Director of the National Cultural Center, which was later renamed the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in honor of the late President.  The paper...

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Election 1960 Game Board

A feature of The Road to the White House lesson plan, this game board challenges students ...