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JFK AND HIS LOVE AFFAIR WITH LOUISIANA!

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 The 34th President of the United States took office 50 years ago last week, with tributes and remembrances flowing from all over the world.   But to Republicans and Democrats alike, John Kennedy seemed to capture the hearts of the American people in a way that was unique in presidents before or since.  And from the first stirrings of his efforts to become president, to events that took place after his death, my home state of Louisiana held a special place in the Kennedy legacy.  You can read my new column now by Clicking Here.

President Kennedy at the Crowley Rice Festival with Judge and Mrs. Edmund reggie.

Louisiana attorney Camille Gravel is pictured with Jackie Kennedy at the Rice Festival.  Gravel was legal counsel to numerous  Louisiana Governors.

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