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Topic - Henry B. Gonzalez
President John F. Kennedy was supposed to just stop by and wave hello. Instead, a group of eager Hispanics persuaded him to come inside and speak to a packed room of Mexican-American civil rights activists.
ANNAPOLIS — On a clear bright day for sailing, the foghorn at the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay is silent.
"We only bring in contractors for those things that we can't do," Mr. Gonzalez said.
"The goal is to restore it to how it looked in the early 1900s, 1901 through 1908, roughly," said Henry Gonzalez, vice president of the U.S. Lighthouse Society. "We have some good documentation from those years."