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    Follow the Kennedy Library's Twitter feed for material from our archives and up-to-the minute information on JFK Library events, programs and news. 

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    The Situation Room

    The Situation Room was created after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion during the Kennedy administration. President Kennedy felt he could no longer trust the information coming to him from the various areas of the national defense departments. As a way to ease the tensions and create a place for higher communication after the Bay of Pigs, President K...

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    Peace Corps

    Today's Peace Corps is more vital than ever, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and contributing to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their comm...

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    EH-C6226D Certificate of Identity of Noncombatant for Ernest Hemingway.
    20 May 1944.

    Accession Number: EH-C6226D Description: Certificate of Identity of Noncombatant for Ernest Hemingway. Certification for Ernest Hemingway to be an accredited war correspondent in the European Theater during World War II, issued 20 May 1944.  Features an ID photo, descriptive information, and fingerprints. Credit Line: Please credit "Ernes...

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    Loosing the Bonds: A John F. Kennedy Library Public Forum (January 1, 1997)
    0/1/1997

    Sunday, January 18: “Loosing the Bonds: The United States and South Africa in the Apartheid Years,” a Kennedy Library Public Forum with author Robert Massie, examines American policy concerning the white government of South Africa’s brutal system of segregation of races. From 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the John F. Kennedy Library at Columbia Point, Bost...

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    Hemingway Letters to Marlene Dietrich Donated to JFK Library and Museum (April 7, 2003)
    0/7/2003

    BOSTON—The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum announced today that Marlene Dietrich’s daughter, Maria Riva, has donated to the Kennedy Library 30 letters written by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) to Marlene Dietrich between 1949 and 1959. The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum is home to the majority of Ernest Hemingway’s papers, including 95 percent...

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    The Road to the White House Lesson Plan
    16/19/2012

    This lesson brings the energy and excitement of the 1960 campaign and election into your classroom. Students explore primary sources located  in the interactive exhibit The President's Desk  to gather information about the key people in the 1960 election and identify the steps one takes in running for presidential office.

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    Election 1960 Game Board
    9/19/12

    A feature of The Road to the White House lesson plan, this game board challenges students to collect information from the Campaign Button module in The President's Desk interactive exhibit.

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Election 1960 Game Board

A feature of The Road to the White House lesson plan, this game board challenges students ...