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John F. Kennedy documentary screening in San Juan Capistrano to mark 100th anniversary of his birth

May 19th, 2017 at 6:47 AM
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  • Sen. John F. Kennedy makes his way through a crowd of supporters and journalists as he arrives in Los Angeles, July 9, 1960 for the Democratic National Convention. (File photo by the Associated Press)

    Sen. John F. Kennedy makes his way through a crowd of supporters and journalists as he arrives in Los Angeles, July 9, 1960 for the Democratic National Convention. (File photo by the Associated Press)

  • Sen. John F. Kennedy debates Vice President Richard Nixon on live TV during the 1960 presidential campaign. (File photo by the Associated Press)

    Sen. John F. Kennedy debates Vice President Richard Nixon on live TV during the 1960 presidential campaign. (File photo by the Associated Press)

  • President John F. Kennedy sits at his desk in the White House, January 18, 1962. (File photo by the Associated Press)

    President John F. Kennedy sits at his desk in the White House, January 18, 1962. (File photo by the Associated Press)

  • Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) is shown with wife, Jacqueline, who reads to their daughter Caroline, at Hyannis Port, Mass., July 25, 1960. (File photo by the Associated Press)

    Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) is shown with wife, Jacqueline, who reads to their daughter Caroline, at Hyannis Port, Mass., July 25, 1960. (File photo by the Associated Press)

  • Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) the Senator from Massachusetts, in his Washington, D.C. office, February 27, 1959. (File photo by the Associated Press)

    Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) the Senator from Massachusetts, in his Washington, D.C. office, February 27, 1959. (File photo by the Associated Press)

This Memorial Day will be special to Army veteran Robert Kline for two reasons: it marks the federal holiday that honors those who served in the armed forces and it will celebrate the 100th birthday of the late President John F. Kennedy.

In 1960, Kennedy was the first president Kline ever voted for and he said he was instantly mesmerized by the war veteran’s accomplishments as a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, his elegant speechmaking and his sense of humor. In the summer of 1962, Kline had the opportunity to meet Kennedy face-to-face at Hyannis Port, Mass., and received a special gift that he has carried in his pocket ever since:

“He gave me a picture of …

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