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pilfering president

According to Boston.com, JFK wasn’t the honorable, trustworthy president that we though he was. He was a thief. Well, maybe he didn’t steal a book from the Library of Congress, but he never returned it. So, basically, president number 35 had sticky fingers.

The library has A. Lincoln by Ross F. Lockridge listed as missing, but the book was found among JFK’s things. Apparently Kennedy or one of his staff members borrowed the book in the 1950s while he was in the Senate. (So we actually elected a thief.)

The JFK Library plans to display the book as part of a weeklong celebration of Presidents' Day.

But don’t worry. The book will be returned to the Library of Congress after the weeklong event. I wonder what the overdue fee will be.

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