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    Sima Samar (2004)

    In 2002, Sima Samar became the first women's affairs minister in Afghanistan's post-Taliban interim government. Prior to her appointment, Samar had dedicated her life to the preservation of basic rights for women and girls in Afghanistan. She fled her country in 1984 during the Soviet ocupation and moved to the border town of Quetta, Pakistan, wher...

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    IFP:93E "Kennedy Visits Pope: Audience Climaxes European Visit"
    2 July 1963

    Accession Number: IFP:93E Description: "Kennedy Visits Pope: Audience Climaxes European Visit." President John F. Kennedy and fifteen of his cabinet members meet with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican. Jean Ann Smith, Kennedy's sister, is introduced to the Pope. Pope Paul takes President Kennedy on a brief tour of the Sistine Chapel. The Pope presen...

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    Recipients of the 2004 Profile in Courage Award Announced (March 16, 2004)
    0/16/2004

    BOSTON -- Sima Samar, an Afghan medical doctor who ignored death threats and defied the Taliban for twelve years to provide Afghan girls and women with access to health care and education and who, after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, became the first woman to be appointed to a cabinet position in the interim Afghan government, will be honored wit...

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    Poetry and Power: The Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy (January 8, 2009)
    0/8/2009

    Poetry and Power: The Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy is just one of the many exciting and inspiring exhibits visitors will find in the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. The Museum’s 25 multimedia exhibits and period settings from the White House offer an exciting “you are there” experience, and create a stirring account o...

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