[caption id="attachment_54694" align="alignleft" width="134" caption="Kennedy himself broached the idea of making his records available to the masses in 1961."][/caption]

In a move that will make primary-source documents more accessible for students, Caroline Kennedy unveiled the nation’s first online presidential archive on Jan. 13, a $10 million project to digitize the most important papers, photographs, and recordings of President John F. Kennedy’s days in office.

Users can browse through the drafts of Kennedy’s “Ask not what your country can do for you” speech and see how he tinkered with...

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