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2011-01-14 12:25:00

Caroline Kennedy unveiled this week a $10 million project to digitize the most important papers, photographs and recordings of President John F Kennedy's days in office. Users can sort through the drafts of Kennedy's "Ask not what your country can do for you," speech, and also see how he tinkered with the words of that most famous line from his inauguration. Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, visited the National Archives and said that it reminds her the nation was built on...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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