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Edmund Reggie Receives Hero’s Welcome in the Middle East, 1961

February 23, 2012

In 1960 Edmund Reggie helped lead John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in Louisiana. After his inauguration, President Kennedy sent Reggie on a 1961 State Department diplomatic mission to the Middle East. In Lebanon, Reggie received a hero’s welcome in his family’s ancestral home of Ihden. This photo is among the most treasured by the Reggie […]

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