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Will Political Violence be America’s “New Normal”

Congratulations to the Biden Administration, several major social media services, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Anti-Defamation League and other organizations for joining forces to combat the spread of extremist verbal and political violence in American society. The stakes for our democracy could not be higher, and all of us as citizens will have
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By |2022-09-26T10:33:17-05:00September 26th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth

Nicole Machiavelli, the Italian political strategist, is perhaps best remembered for his discussion of the most effective way to lead – by fear or by love. Machiavelli chose fear as the best way to lead. Fortunately for Great Britain Queen Elizabeth chose love rather than fear. There are countless pictures and stories of the
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By |2022-09-14T10:51:52-05:00September 14th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Simply Civics

July 4th is one of the most popular holidays for Americans. Coming in the middle of the summer our country celebrates the decision by the founding fathers in 1776 to declare independence from England with picnics, barbecues and fireworks. But July 4th was not always the unanimous date to celebrate independence. John Adams, who would
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By |2022-06-30T09:27:41-05:00June 29th, 2022|Blog, News|0 Comments

JFK Hyannis Museum awards two scholarships to Cape area high school students

(HYANNIS, MA) –May 20, 2022 - The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation announced this year’s essay winners, who each received $2,500 scholarships. Sadie LaBonte of Sandwich, a Barnstable High School student and Etzer Lindor, of South Dennis, a Cape Cod Technical High School student were selected from over a dozen submissions. The Museum
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By |2022-05-19T18:37:04-05:00May 19th, 2022|Blog, News|0 Comments

Jacqueline Kennedy & Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur To The White House

By Laura Beach WINTERTHUR, DEL. – In a fragmented media landscape riven by political rancor, it is hard to imagine an event as unifying as Jacqueline Kennedy’s televised White House tour, broadcast by three major networks in February 1962 and ultimately viewed by 80 million people. The San Francisco Chronicle hailed it as “a splendid patriotic
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By |2022-09-26T10:36:34-05:00May 16th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

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

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

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