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    John F. Kennedy: Memorial Tributes, containing fifteen pieces, all out of print.

    (1) Eulogies to the Late President Delivered in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol, November 24, 1963, including an official U.S. Senate document containing the eulogies delivered by Mike Mansfield, Senate Majority Leader; Earl Warren, Chief Justice; and John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House. Signed in blue ink by both Senator Mansfield and Congressman McCormack. Bearing the first JFK memorial stamp, cancelled on First Day of Issue May 29, 1964.

    (2) John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Late a President of the United States, Memorial Addresses Delivered in Congress, US Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1964 (911 pages).

    (3) A Tribute to John F. Kennedy, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1964 (162 pages) containing many photographs of JFK and journalistic tributes.

    (4) LIFE Magazine John F. Kennedy Memorial Edition (1963) containing pictures and text of the events of November 1963, as well as photographs and text reflecting John F. Kennedy's life and public service. Signed in black felt tip pen ink by Dave Powers, long-time friend and special assistant to President Kennedy, in full: "To: Dean / With best wishes / Dave Powers."

    (5-6) National Geographic, March 1964, with a special section entitled John F. Kennedy: The Last Full Measure, containing numerous color photographs of the funeral of President Kennedy. Also, a reprint of this section signed in blue ink by Dave Powers, in full: "To: Joe / My very best / wishes always. / Dave Powers."

    (7) John F. Kennedy: A Chronological List of References, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., 1964 (68 pages).

    (8-9) Two mass cards for President Kennedy that were distributed at his funeral and enclosed by Mrs. Kennedy in notes of gratitude for condolences received.

    (10-15) Philatelic tributes to President Kennedy.

    From the collection of Dr. Dean Rudoy. For more information, please click here.


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