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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English



  • Boston (Mass.)


  • Boston (Mass.) -- Intellectual life,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

SeriesThe Centers of civilization series, [19]
LC ClassificationsF73.52 .W5
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5981335M
LC Control Number66010289

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Field Trips for John Fitzgerald Kennedy. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum Boston, Massachusetts Established to advance the legacy of Kennedy’s life and career, the museum houses many themed exhibits, extensive documents, and audiovisual and documentary holdings for research and educational purposes.   In surveys and on lists, John Fitzgerald Kennedy ranks right up there with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt as one of America's greatest presidents. Had Mount Rushmore been sculpted a few decades later, there's little doubt Kennedy's face would adorn that South Dakota mountainside. But in this opinion, the public deeply disagrees with many historians Author: Oisin Curran. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Born Brookline, Mass. (83 Beals Street) In all, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy would have nine children, four boys and five girls. She kept notecards for each of them in a small wooden file box and made a point of writing down everything from a doctor’s visit to the shoe size they had at a particular age. John. The daughter of John F. Fitzgerald, the Boston mayor known as Honey Fitz, she was schooled in politics and comfortable with its demands from an early age. While her mother stayed home, she acted.