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JFK Auction

<p>A photo of former President John F. Kennedy holding his daughter Caroline in 1963 is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. The auction which features the estate of the late David Powers, special assistant to former president John F. Kennedy, will take place on February 17. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A photo of former President John F. Kennedy holding his daughter Caroline in 1963 is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. The auction which features the estate of the late...more

A photo of former President John F. Kennedy holding his daughter Caroline in 1963 is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. The auction which features the estate of the late David Powers, special assistant to former president John F. Kennedy, will take place on February 17. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A letter to former President John F. Kennedy from his mother is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A letter to former President John F. Kennedy from his mother is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A letter to former President John F. Kennedy from his mother is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Photos of former President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013.  REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Photos of former President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Photos of former President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Photos of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis taken in 1955 are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Photos of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis taken in 1955 are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Photos of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis taken in 1955 are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Two tickets to the Army Navy Game in 1962 that belonged to former President John F. Kennedy and his special assistant David Powers is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013.  REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Two tickets to the Army Navy Game in 1962 that belonged to former President John F. Kennedy and his special assistant David Powers is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. ...more

Two tickets to the Army Navy Game in 1962 that belonged to former President John F. Kennedy and his special assistant David Powers is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Former President John F. Kennedy, Austrian President Adolf Shaerf and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev (L-R) are seen together in a photo taken June 3, 1961, displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Former President John F. Kennedy, Austrian President Adolf Shaerf and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev (L-R) are seen together in a photo taken June 3, 1961, displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers...more

Former President John F. Kennedy, Austrian President Adolf Shaerf and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev (L-R) are seen together in a photo taken June 3, 1961, displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A photo of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (C) taking a photo of a mirror reflection of herself, former President John F. Kennedy (R) and her sister-in-law Ethel Kennedy is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A photo of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (C) taking a photo of a mirror reflection of herself, former President John F. Kennedy (R) and her sister-in-law Ethel Kennedy is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury,...more

A photo of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (C) taking a photo of a mirror reflection of herself, former President John F. Kennedy (R) and her sister-in-law Ethel Kennedy is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A photo of former President with his children John Jr. and Caroline in costumes taken on October 31, 1963 is displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013.  REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A photo of former President with his children John Jr. and Caroline in costumes taken on October 31, 1963 is displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. ...more

A photo of former President with his children John Jr. and Caroline in costumes taken on October 31, 1963 is displayed among other items as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Photos and campaign posters of former President John F. Kennedy are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Photos and campaign posters of former President John F. Kennedy are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Photos and campaign posters of former President John F. Kennedy are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Photos of former President John F. Kennedy campaigning and speaking with coal miners are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013.  REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Photos of former President John F. Kennedy campaigning and speaking with coal miners are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Photos of former President John F. Kennedy campaigning and speaking with coal miners are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A photograph of a missile launch site from the Cuban Missile Crisis is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A photograph of a missile launch site from the Cuban Missile Crisis is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A photograph of a missile launch site from the Cuban Missile Crisis is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A pen used by former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A pen used by former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013....more

A pen used by former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A pen used by the former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" next to a photo of the signing are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A pen used by the former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" next to a photo of the signing are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury,...more

A pen used by the former President John F. Kennedy at the signing of the "Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba" next to a photo of the signing are displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A picture of former presidents John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman and Lyndon Baines Johnson (L-R) is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013.  REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A picture of former presidents John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman and Lyndon Baines Johnson (L-R) is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A picture of former presidents John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman and Lyndon Baines Johnson (L-R) is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Handwritten notes on the travel schedule of former President John F. Kennedy on the day he was shot, November 22, 1963, is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Handwritten notes on the travel schedule of former President John F. Kennedy on the day he was shot, November 22, 1963, is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica...more

Handwritten notes on the travel schedule of former President John F. Kennedy on the day he was shot, November 22, 1963, is displayed as part of the McInnis Auctioneers Presidential Auction in Amesbury, Massachusetts February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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