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by Randy Cassingham

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Going, Going, Gone
An auction to sell miscellaneous items which once belonged to John F. Kennedy did not bring in as much money as expected. A wooden plank from the JFK’s inaugural podium was estimated to sell for $10,000 to $15,000, but brought just $2,875. A page of doodles JFK drew the day before he was assassinated was expected to bring $30,000 to $40,000, but sold for $11,500. A number of items didn’t sell at all, such as his desk and a “Cuban Missile Crisis” paperweight. (Reuters) ...I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was my president. Jack Kennedy was no Jackie Onassis.
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