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    JFK Library Publishes Online 1,700 Fragile Nitrate Negative Kennedy Family Photographs

    BOSTON, MA: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has completed a year-long effort to make available online approximately 1,700 vulnerable nitrate negative photographs from its Kennedy Family Collection. The photographs provide a unique glimpse of the Kennedy Family from before President Kennedy’s birth through the early 1950s.

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    JFK Library Presents New Permanent Exhibit: Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired

    BOSTON - The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced the opening of a new permanent exhibit, Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired, highlighting the life and career of author Ernest Hemingway.

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    John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Winner Highlights Historic Vote for Women’s Suffrage

    Boston, MA—The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that Jeffrey Seaman, a junior who is homeschooled in Short Hills, New Jersey, has won the national John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students. Seaman's winning essay profiles Harry T. Burn, a Republican State Representative in Tennessee who, in 1920, cast the deciding vote to ratify the 19th amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.

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    JFK Library Announces New Exhibit on 1962 Ivory Coast State Dinner

    BOSTON, MA: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on May 22, 1962. The Ivory Coast was one of 15 African countries that became independent during the summer and fall of 1960. The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, April 27 and will run through April 2019.

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    Debut Author Weike Wang Wins $25,000 PEN/Hemingway Award for “Elliptical Prose” in Chemistry

    NEW YORK, NY—Debut author Weike Wang won the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, honoring a distinguished first book of fiction, for her novel Chemistry (Knopf), PEN America announced today. Séan Hemingway, the grandson of Ernest Hemingway, will present the prestigious literary award to Weike Wang on Sunday, April 8, at a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

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    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for Removal of Confederate Monuments

    Boston MA – The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will receive the 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ for his leadership in removing four Confederate monuments in New Orleans while offering candid, clear and compassionate reflections on the moment and its place in history.

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    Celebrate Presidents' Day Week at the JFK Library with Family-Friendly Activities

    BOSTON, MA – The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum offers several family-oriented activities and programs throughout Presidents’ Day week, including its signature Presidents’ Day Family Festivalon February 19th featuring presidential storytelling, activities and performances, and two Celebrate! family performing arts programs. The first celebrates the Lunar New Year with Shaw Pong Liu who performs music from China and the second features traditional West African rhythms and music with Benkadi Drum and Dance in honor of African American Heritage Month.

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    JFK Library Foundation Announces Seven New Board Members

    BOSTON, MA – Ronald L. Sargent, new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, today announced that the Board of Directors unanimously elected the following new members: Ivy Brown, President of UPS’s Northeast District; Richard Donahue, Jr., lawyer and Senior Vice President of AmWINS Program Underwriters; David Gasson, Vice President and Director of Boston Capital Corporation; Laurie Leshin, President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Kaiyuan Wang, Founder and Chairman of the Governance Institute; Pamela Wickham, Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications for Raytheon Company; and Damian Wilmot, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

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