BOSTON (AP) – A Boston library and museum dedicated to the memory of President John F. Kennedy is expanding with the opening of a new wing.
Caroline Kennedy, the president’s only surviving child, inaugurated the new wing of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday.
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The wing includes 15,000 square feet of archival storage, a staging area for exhibits and curatorial work, a new temporary exhibit gallery and classroom.
It comes after the National Archives in 2001 conducted a program review of the Kennedy Presidential Library and concluded that it had storage problems.
The ceremony also was witnessed by fourth and fifth grade students from the Winship School, a Boston public school in Brighton.
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