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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Conan O'Brien Joins the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Board of Directors

Conan O'Brien, TV talk show host and comedian, has been elected to the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Board of Directors, along with these other new members: John B. Adams, Adrienne Arsht, Blake Jordan, Clive F. Palmer and Ronald L. Sargent.

O'Brien is originally from Brookline, Massachusetts, where President John F. Kennedy was born and raised, according to Tom McNaught, Deputy Director of the Foundation.  President Kennedy's birthplace is now a National Historic Site managed by the U.S. National Park Service.

The Foundation, which provides financial support, staffing and creative resources to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Dorchester, presents the annual Profiles in Courage Award and works on numerous other educational and public service activities throughout the year. 

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