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November 25, 2005 - April 3, 2007 A selection of the Library's rich collection of folk art and handmade items from countries around the world. Often not greatly accomplished works of art in and of themselves, such pieces are nonetheless important and fascinating because they relay affection, esteem and pride toward the President and First Lady f...
Tyler Boersen, an 18-year old senior at Haslett High School in Haslett, Michigan, and Stephanie Dziczek, a 17-year old junior at Holmes High School in Covington, Kentucky, were honored by Caroline Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy’s family during a May 21, 2001 ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston for their...
Songwriter Paul Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winner for Poetry, Paul Muldoon, talk about how the art of writing lyrics is a form of literature with writer Bill Flanagan.Some highlights of this forum are Paul Simon singing to our audience with new as-yet unreleased songs at 0:44:00 "Love and Hard Times" and "Questions for the Angels" at 1:16:20. At 1:27...
Docents at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum facilitate museum learning for visitors of all ages including families, students and adults. Docent duties may include, but are not limited to, conducting museum highlights programs, leading programs for school groups, and engaging visitors in hands-on museum activities.
This segment features archival footage covering highlights of President John F. Kennedy’s European trip in the summer of 1963. Included are scenes from of President Kennedy in West Berlin; President Kennedy arriving in Ireland and his visit to the Kennedy Homestead; and President Kennedy meeting Pope Paul VI at the Vatican. The footage is...
This exhibit highlights Jacqueline Kennedy’s early life, as well as her substantive achievements as First Lady. Her contributions to the field of historic preservation, her advocacy for the arts, and her innovations in White House entertaining are illustrated in this exhibit, which includes an interactive display focusing on Mrs. Kennedy's wo...
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