Historical Notes: land of Kennedy

By the dozens, plazas, bridges, hospitals, schools, libraries, stadiums, parks, government buildings, causeways, throughways, freeways, expressways, highways and byways around the world were christened or rechristened in the name of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

The Kayunga Boys' Club of Kayun-ga, Uganda, became the Kennedy Boys' Club. A West Virginia newspaper proposed changing the name of the state to Kennediana, or maybe just plain Kennedy. Some 700 families living in an Alliance for Progress housing project in Caracas, Venezuela, voted to name the project after the Yanqui President. Nevada's Democratic Senator Alan Bi...

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