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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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    In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present a new exhibit highlighting Mrs. Kennedy's 1964 oral history interview. Sealed for 47 years and published in September 2011, it is a series of wide-ranging conversations with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., in which Mrs. Kennedy reveals her thoughts and impressions on topics ...

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    Arts and Culture in the Kennedy White House

    The Kennedys made the arts part of their life in the White House. JFK enjoyed literature and poetry, especially the work of the Romantic era English poet Lord Byron and the American Robert Frost. Jacqueline Kennedy loved poetry as well and was also deeply committed to both music and the visual arts. There is little evidence that JFK was particularl...

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    Jacqueline Kennedy's Trip to India and Pakistan, March 1962

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    First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

    After becoming first lady at the age of thirty-one, Jacqueline Kennedy embarked on extensive historic restoration of the White House interiors, in which she sought to make the White House a museum of the presidency. Mrs. Kennedy also used the prestige of her position to champion American arts and culture, often inviting prominent actors, artists...

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    Jacqueline Kennedy Exhibit set to open in the Museum at the JFK Presidential Library (February 7, 2001)
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    To mark the 40th anniversary of her emergence as America’s first lady, and explore her enduring global influence on style, Jacqueline Kennedy will be celebrated this September with an unprecedented special exhibition of the original costumes and accessories she wore at state events in America and abroad. Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Ye...

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    JFK Library and Museum Announces Special Exhibit: Gifts From the World to the White House: Caroline Kennedy's Doll Collection (1961-63) (July 23, 2003)
    0/23/2003

    BOSTON—On November 13, 2003, the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Library will open a special exhibit entitled "Gifts From the World to the White House: Caroline Kennedy’s Doll Collection (1961-63)." The exhibit will showcase some 75 dolls and puppets from 30 countries given to Caroline Kennedy between 1961 and 1963. Foreign dignitaries and first ladi...

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    "Presents for a President and First Lady" Unwrapped on November 26 in the Museum at the JFK Library (November 12, 2004)
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    BOSTON — On Friday, November 26, 2004, the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will unwrap a special exhibit, "Presents for a President and First Lady," a display of 65 state gifts presented to President and Mrs. Kennedy by foreign leaders from around the globe. The exhibit, which features a large selection of never-before-seen treas...

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    Poetry and Power: The Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy (January 8, 2009)
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    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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    In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years (September 8, 2011)
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    Boston, MA – On September 14, 2011, the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library will unveil a special new exhibit, In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years. The exhibit presents excerpts from Mrs. Kennedy’s 1964 oral history in combination with iconic treasures from the Kennedy Library’s collection that chronicle the mo...

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KN-17128. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Greets President-elect John F. Kennedy in Pre-inaugural Ceremonies at the White House

Pre-Inaugural Ceremonies, White House, Washington, D.C. President-elect John F. Kennedy is...