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    Stephen King
    5/10/10

    Building Block on the Way to Mars

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    Gerald Ford (2001)

    President Gerald Ford was honored for his courage in making a controversial decision of conscience to pardon former President Richard M. Nixon. On September 8, 1974, President Ford granted a “full, free and absolute pardon” to former President Nixon “for all offenses against the United States which he...has committed or may have committed or taken ...

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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Robert Francis Kennedy was born on November 20, 1925, in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child in the closely knit and competitive family of Rose and Joseph P. Kennedy. "I was the seventh of nine children," he later recalled, "and when you come from that far down you have to struggle to survive." He attended Milton Academy and, after wartime ...

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    Peace Corps

    On October 14, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy spoke to the students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor during a campaign speech and challenged them to live and work in developing countries around the world, thus dedicating themselves to the cause of peace and development. That idea inspired the beginning of the Peace Corps.

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    American Studies Flyer

    The U.S. and the World in the 21st Century: Foreign Policy Dilemmas, Economic Interdependence, and Cultural Exchanges at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

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    Gifts From the World to the White House: Caroline Kennedy’s Doll Collection (1961-63)

    November 13, 2003 - November 4, 2004 A special exhibit showcasing some 75 dolls and puppets from 30 countries given to a young Caroline Kennedy between 1961 and 1963.

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    Handmade and Heartfelt: Folk Art from the Collection of the John F. Kennedy Library & Museum

    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...

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    Viktor Yushchenko (2005)

    In December 2004, despite an assassination attempt and repeated efforts by Russian- backed political opponents to rig his defeat through election fraud, Viktor Yushchenko became the democratically elected leader of Ukraine. In doing so, he inspired citizens of the world with his extraordinary courage. Yushchenko was elected president on December 26...

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    Resources from Crossing Borders Through Literature, Poetry and Personal Stories

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the John F. Kennedy National Historic Site presented Crossing Borders - Through Literature, Poetry and Personal Stories, a conference for teachers of grades 3-8 and school librarians. More than 100 people gathered at the Library for discu...

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    Analyzing the Inaugural Address

    Topic: President Kennedy's Inaugural Address President Kennedy’s inaugural speech addressed not only the American people, but also people throughout the world—including newly independent nations, old allies, and the Soviet Union. In this lesson plan, students are challenged to consider how the speech might have resonated with some of t...

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JFKPOF-046-008-p0029 Radio and television address to the nation on nuclear test ban treaty. 7/26/1963

JFKPOF-046-008-p0029 Radio and television address to the nation on nuclear test ban treaty. 7/26/1963

Description: This is a page from President Kennedy's radio and television address to the A...