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    Ed White II: American Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award from His Personal Collection. A 10.75" diameter china dinner plate (by Flintridge) with "American Academy of Achievement/ Astronaut Edward White, II" in gold around the academy's logo. On the back: "Fourth Annual/ Banquet of the Golden Plate/ June 26, 1965/ Dallas, Texas/ Presented to/ America's Captains of Achievement/ 'Representing the many who excel'/ in the great fields of endeavour". Excellent condition.

    From the Academy's website: "The Academy of Achievement is like no other organization in the world. For 50 years, this unique non-profit foundation has sparked the imagination of students across America and around the globe by bringing them into direct personal contact with the preeminent leaders of our times." Their Golden Plate awards are given yearly at their summit. Other notable awardees include: Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Willie Mays, Rosa Parks, Elie Wiesel, Jimmy Carter, Bill Gates, Coretta Scott King, Bob Dylan, Desmond Tutu, Steve Jobs, Ronald Reagan, John Wayne, Douglas MacArthur, and Alan Shepard.

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