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Act "providing for renaming of the National Cultural Center the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts"


Act of January 23, 1964, Public Law 88-260, 78 STAT 4, "providing for renaming of the National Cultural Center the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts"

Act of January 23, 1964, Public Law 88-260, 78 STAT 4, "providing for renaming of the National Cultural Center the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts, authorizing an appropriation therefor, and for other purposes." , 01/23/1964 (National Archives Identifier: 299888); Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789 - 1996; General Records of the United States Government, 1778 - 1992, Record Group 11; National Archives.

On January 23, 1964, this act was approved by President Lyndon B. Johnson, renaming the planned National Cultural Center to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as a "living memorial" to the slain president.
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