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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Kica Matos 2005

    When 38-year-old Kica Matos became Executive Director of JUNTA for Progressive Action, she accepted the leadership of the oldest Latino community service organization in New Haven, Connecticut. But prior to her arrival, JUNTA had fallen into disrepair, even as New Haven’s Latino population surged in number and need. In a few short years, Ms. Matos ...

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    Joseph Darby (2005)

    In January 2004, while serving with the 372nd Military Police Company in Iraq, Joseph M. Darby, then an Army Specialist, anonymously turned in to Army investigators a fellow soldier's photographs depicting members of his unit taking part in the torture and humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison. Darby's tip calling attention to the...

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    Luke Ravenstahl 2011

    In 2003, at the age of 23, Luke Ravenstahl became the youngest person ever elected to the Pittsburgh City Council. In 2005, he became City Council president, and ten months later, after the untimely death of then-mayor Bob O’Connor, Ravenstahl was sworn in as Pittsburgh’s 58th mayor. He was 26 years old, and Pittsburgh was on the brink of bankruptc...

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    2004 Winning Essay by Will Schmidley

    Will Schmidley, an 18 year-old senior at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Avram Sand, a 16 year-old junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy in New York City, 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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    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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    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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    November 22, 1963: Death of the President

    Although he had not formally announced his candidacy, it was clear that JFK was going to run and he seemed confident—though not over-confident— about his chances for re-election. At the end of September, the President traveled west speaking in nine different states in less than a week. While the trip was meant to put a spotlight on natural resource...

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    Ernest Hemingway with a Member of the US Military at Hemingway's Home in Cuba
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    Accession Number: EH03676P Description: Ernest Hemingway with a member of the US military looking at a scrapbook about Hemingway's supposed death in two successive plane crashes while on safari in Africa. The two men are in the library of Hemingway's home, Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba. Credit Line: Ernest Hemingway Collection. Joh...

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Ernest Hemingway with a Member of the US Military at Hemingway's Home in Cuba

EH03676P  Ernest Hemingway with a member of the US military at Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba.

Accession Number: EH03676P Description: Ernest Hemingway with a member of the US milita...