VIDEO: Author Keith Young’s February 16th presentation at JFK Hyannis Museum

On February 16th,  2022, Keith Young, Author of Expect Turbulence & Public Relations Director for the Massachusetts Air & Space Museum, spoke about his book - Expect Turbulence - a story of setting a goal and overcoming obstacles to achieve the goal, in this case, becoming a pilot against heavy odds. Young  also gave
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By |2022-02-28T11:14:56-05:00February 28th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Famous Couples in Presidential History, From the Kennedys to the Obamas

It’s easy to think of presidential marriages in U.S. history as a bit, well, archaic. Minus a few notable exceptions, the role American first ladies have played has been largely ceremonial. Presidential couples can seem symbolic of a majorly hetero, (mostly) whitewashed vision of marriage, complete with a White House-size picket fence. He runs the so-called free
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By |2022-02-14T10:15:45-05:00February 14th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Carrier Kennedy to start EMALS testing later this year

Ford-class aircraft carrier John F Kennedy (CVN 79) is scheduled to start testing for its Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) later this year, according to Chris Kastner, executive vice-president and chief operating officer for Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), whose Newport News Shipbuilding yard is building the ship. “CVN 79 Kennedy is approximately 83% complete and the team is focused
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By |2022-02-14T10:13:08-05:00February 14th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Pre-recorded: Melinda Gallant talks with Wendy Northcross about upcoming exhibits at the JFK Museum in Hyannis

WHAT IS CAPE CULTURE & CAPE CONVERSATIONS? Cape Culture is a look at the customs, artistic and social institutions around Cape Cod. Focusing on the achievements of its current residents living on and those who have left the Cape. Cape Conversations focuses on the people and places that make Cape Cod interesting.
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By |2022-02-11T10:18:10-05:00February 11th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

A Blog for Americans of African Descent History Month, By W. Van Northcross

Let’s face it. The United States of America has never quite lived up to the promise and high minded ideals of its founding documents. Our 45 Presidents after swearing to uphold the Constitution have a very checkered record. (Joe Biden has the 46th Presidency. Grover Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th President.)The vision is
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By |2022-02-11T10:21:55-05:00February 9th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Coffee At The Kennedy Museum, A Series Of Talks

While campaigning for the U.S. Senate in 1952, JFK and the women of the Kennedy family hosted "Coffee with the Kennedys" events in homes across the commonwealth. Later, his opponent credited this tactic as the key to Kennedy’s successful election. The JFK Hyannis Museum will host a series of weekly gatherings with noted authors,
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By |2022-02-07T17:32:35-05:00February 7th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Town of Barnstable Receives Gift of Original Sculpture Casting for JFK Memorial

(HYANNIS, MA) –February 7, 2022 - The Town of Barnstable and the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum now have a more complete story of who created the bronze medallions on the JFK Memorial overlooking Lewis Bay in Hyannis.Dedicated on July 8, 1966 by the citizens of Barnstable to commemorate their fallen neighbor, the memorial features a granite
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By |2022-02-09T15:18:57-05:00February 7th, 2022|News|0 Comments

John F. Kennedy’s Harvard entrance essay resurfaces online 87 years later

A 17-year-old John F. Kennedy wrote a five-sentence college admissions essay to Harvard University -- and got in, of course! It’s no “Ask not… ” speech, that’s for sure. John F. Kennedy’s college admissions letter to Harvard University has resurfaced on social media some 87 years later, and the Twitterati are hardly impressed with
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By |2022-02-07T12:01:06-05:00February 7th, 2022|News|0 Comments

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