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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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    Robert Ford (2012)

    Robert S. Ford began serving a recess appointment as the U.S. Ambassador to Syria in January  2011; his appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in October 2011. He is the first  American ambassador posted to Damascus since 2005, when the U.S. withdrew its diplomatic presence amid tensions over the Iraq war, human rights complaints, and the ...

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    A Nation Remembers

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, thirty-fifth President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas.  President Kennedy’s funeral and procession to Arlington National Cemetery were filled with the solemn pomp and pageantry befitting an epic tragedy.  If the vile act of the assassination shook the nation, th...

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    Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko in Boston to Receive John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (April 5, 2005)
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    BOSTON — Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko, who survived an assassination attempt and overcame the efforts of Russian-backed political opponents to rig his defeat as the democratically elected leader of Ukraine, made a special trip to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston on April 5 to accept the 2005 John F. Kenne...

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    Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (March 8, 2005)
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    BOSTON— Ukraine President Viktor Yushchenko, who survived an assassination attempt and overcame the efforts of Russian-backed political opponents to rig his defeat as the democratically elected leader of Ukraine, has been named the recipient of the 2005 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, it was announced today by the John F. Kennedy Library ...

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    White House Recordings of President Kennedy Debating Vietnam Coup Released by JFK Presidential Library (November 2, 2009)
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    BOSTON–The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum announced today that it has declassified and made available for research presidential recordings of four meetings between President Kennedy and his highest level Vietnam advisors during the days after the highly controversial  “Cable 243” was sent. The cable, which was dispatched on August ...

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AR6543-B. Governor Terry Sanford of North Carolina and North Carolina Senators Present Certificate to President John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy accepts a certificate awarding the President a First Admiral des...