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    President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

    Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. Two of President Kennedy’s…

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    The John Glenn Story

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. In a flight lasting just under five hours, he orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named…

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    Trip of the President

    Trip of the President: September 24-28, 1963 is an Interior Department film produced by the Naval Photographic Center documenting President John F. Kennedy’s eleven state tour to highlight…

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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

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    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

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    The Last Two Days

    The film The Last Two Days documented President Kennedy’s final hours as he traveled to Texas and visited San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas. The film was produced by the Naval Photographic…

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    1963 Universal Newsreel on Mona Lisa in Washignton, D.C.

    President John F. Kennedy made brief remarks at the opening ceremony for a three-week loan of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” to the National Gallery of Art in 1963.

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    President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs

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    On April 17, 1961, a U.S.-backed attempt to overthrow Cuban Premier Fidel Castro failed, in what became known as the Bay of Pigs invasion. Audio recordings of President John F. Kennedy in the…

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    President Obama at Kennedy Grave Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    President Obama visited John F. Kennedy’s grave for a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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    President Kennedy's Final Address to the United Nations General Assembly

    President Kennedy spoke before the United Nations General Assembly, for what would be his last address to that body, on September 20th, 1963. The president noted that the delegates were meeting…

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    Space Effort

    President Kennedy talked about the U.S. space program, arguing that America should be the leader in space exploration and the first to land a man on the moon. He said his goal to send a man…

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    President Kennedy in Berlin

    Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception…

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    American University Commencement Address

    President John F. Kennedy made the commencement speech at American University on June 10, 1963. This speech marked the start of detente with the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The…

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    President Kennedy Civil Rights Address

    On June 11, 1963, President Kennedy delivered an Oval Office address on civil rights following a federal government order to protect two African-American students enrolled at the University…

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    JFK, History and the Politics of Memory

    Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on understanding milestones, the changing nature of history, and ways in which people form…

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    1963 State of the Union Address

    A portion of President Kennedy’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.

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    President Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Oval Office Address

    Archival footage of President John F. Kennedy’s Oval Office Address during the Cuban Missile Crisis. On October 22, 1962 President Kennedy addressed the nation on the build-up of Soviet nuclear…

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    Integration of the University of Mississippi

    In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major confrontation between the Kennedy administration and…

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    President Kennedy Tours U.S. Space Installations

    A 1962 Universal Newsreel showed President John F. Kennedy’s tour of several sites involved in research and development of the U.S. space program. The tour included a stop at Huntsville,…

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    Cuban Missile Crisis Newsreel

    A newsreel from October 1962 on the Cuban Missile Crisis was shown. On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced the United States had discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba.…

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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    President Kennedy announced a naval blockade of Cuban waters because of a buildup of Russian missiles there.

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