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2012-09-11 06:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is offering a variety of special features to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's address at Rice University in Houston on Sept. 12, 1962. In that famous speech, Kennedy proclaimed, "We choose to go to the moon in this decade," which set the United States on a course of space exploration that we continue to build on today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Wednesday, NASA Television...

2012-05-29 06:21:51

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Kearns, Ireland's foremost tenor and founding member of The Irish Tenors, commemorates the 95th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy on May 29th with the release of videos of selected songs and photos from his recent performance at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Kearns hails from Ireland's County Wexford, as did President Kennedy's great-grandparents. (Photo -...

2012-05-21 06:24:01

NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will air "A Conversation with Conan O'Brien"--a special event at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library during which the award-winning television host, comedian, writer and producer will discuss the art of comedy, his fascination with presidential history and politics and his connection to President Kennedy--live to its millions of listeners across the country on Thursday, May 24 at 6:00 pm ET on...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California and Massachusetts-based precision homebuilder, Blu Homes (www.bluhomes.com), announced today that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has joined the company's board of advisors. Mr. Kennedy, who is widely recognized as one of the most resolute defenders of the environment, adds his impressive environmental reputation and knowledge to an already esteemed group of environmentalists on the Blu Board of Advisors, including John Adams,...

2012-01-05 14:00:00

New nonfiction book, by Michael O'Brien, offers a comprehensive look at John F. Kennedy and his near pathological approach to women and sex. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 “Millions of people around the world consider John F. Kennedy a great president. He tried to reduce the risk of nuclear holocaust by miscalculation. He was a catalyst for activism among the nation´s youth, as shown by his support for the Peace Corps. His major speeches on civil rights, détente...

2011-09-01 05:08:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the recent and tragic suicide of 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star Taylor Armstrong's husband, CEO Gary Kawesch, of VoxBox Inc. and Personixx.com, has decided to start a fund in the name of the couple's five-year-old daughter Kennedy to be put towards her education. About three months ago, Armstrong visited a Los Angeles recording studio to record her voice for the new Personixx mobile phone app, which allows fans to...

2011-05-23 13:05:00

WASHINGTON May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA is inviting the general public and journalists to a special concert at 7 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 25, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington to honor American achievements in human spaceflight. The event, "Human Spaceflight: the Kennedy Legacy" is a musical celebration on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's speech to Congress when he challenged our nation to land a man on the moon and return him safely to...

2011-04-27 12:16:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Children's Defense Fund, every 42 seconds a child is abused or neglected, and every three hours a child or teen is killed by gunfire in the United States. The stakes are incredibly high - without proper intervention, children of abuse or neglect become two and a half times more likely to commit a crime, or become the victim of a crime. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101103/PH94271LOGO ) In Massachusetts,...

2011-04-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Municipal Art Society of New York will present the 2011 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal to Diane von Furstenberg at its annual fundraising gala on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Hundreds of civic minded and philanthropic New Yorkers will gather at The New York Public Library as the fashion icon is honored for her tireless work as an urban pioneer, civic activist and preservationist. Serving as Honorary Chairs are Tim Gunn, Caroline Kennedy, and...

2011-04-25 11:17:00

BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vicki Kennedy, attorney, advocate and widow of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, will give the keynote address at the International Institute of New England's annual luncheon honoring the Year of International Women. The event will take place Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the State Room of 60 State Street in Boston (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Kennedy has worked on issues related to health care, guns, homelessness and economic opportunity....