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President John F. Kennedy holds an AR-15 in the Oval Office with military aide Gen. Chester Clifton. Kennedy, considered a founding father of the Green Berets, pushed the Army to give up the M14 for the new AR-15, which became the venerable M16.

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In this Oct. 22, 1962, file photo, President John F. Kennedy makes a national television speech from Washington. He announced a naval blockade of Cuba until Soviet missiles are removed. As the U.S. and Russia reached the brink of nuclear war in 1962, Kennedy received top-secret intelligence from the CIA that a new warhead launcher was spotted in Cuba. That report, given to Kennedy a day before the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, is among roughly 19,000 pages of newly declassified CIA documents from the Cold War released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/File) — FILE

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In this Oct. 22, 1962, photo, President John F. Kennedy makes a national television speech from Washington. He announced a naval blockade of Cuba until Soviet missiles are removed. As the U.S. and Russia reached the brink of nuclear war in 1962, Kennedy received top-secret intelligence from the CIA that a new warhead launcher was spotted in Cuba. That report, given to Kennedy a day before the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, is among roughly 19,000 pages of newly declassified CIA documents from the Cold War released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

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In this Oct. 29, 1962, photo, President John F. Kennedy poses in the White House office with Gen. David Shoup, left, Marine Corps Commandant, and Adm. George Anderson, Chief of U.S. Naval Operations in Washington. The chiefs met with the president to review the situation in Cuba and operation of the U.S. naval blockade. As the U.S. and Russia reached the brink of nuclear war in 1962, Kennedy received top-secret intelligence from the CIA that a new warhead launcher was spotted in Cuba. That report, given to Kennedy a day before the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, is among roughly 19,000 pages of newly declassified CIA documents from the Cold War released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/William J. Smith, File)

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John F. Kennedy's historic M1 Garand rifle goes up for auction -- and bids could reach $100,000 (image from the Rock Island Auction Company)

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A Twitter user by the name @BrooklynJuggler trolled California Rep. Darrell Issa into retweeting a photo of his dear "Uncle Lee," which was really a photo of Lee Harvey Oswald, the former Marine believed to have assassinated President John F. Kennedy. (Twitter/@BrooklynJuggler)

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Sen. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy relax aboard the family yacht, Marlin, before sailing around Nantucket sound at Hyannis Port, Ma., on July 19, 1960. (AP Photo)

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President John F. Kennedy "clearly enunciated America’s highest value," writes Deane Waldman, when he committed the nation to assuring “the survival and the success of liberty” in his famous inaugural speech. (AP Photo, File)

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** FILE ** This Jan. 11, 1962, file photo shows President John F. Kennedy giving his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo, File)

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Lauren Bush Lauren, right, granddaughter of Former President George H.W. Bush, stands with Jack Schlossberg, center and Rose Schlossberg, left, grandchildren of President John F. Kennedy, after accepting the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on behalf of her grandfather during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)

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Lauren Bush Lauren, right, granddaughter of Former President George H.W. Bush, accepts the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on behalf of her grandfather from Jack Schlossberg, left, grandson of President John F. Kennedy, during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)

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Accepting the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on behalf of her grandfather former President George H.W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren, center, and fellow Award recipient Paul W. Bridges, the former mayor of Uvalda, Ga, right, hold the awards as they stand with Jack Schlossberg, left, grandson of President John F. Kennedy, during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)

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Lauren Bush Lauren, center, granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush, center, reacts to seeing family members in the audience before she accepts the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on behalf of her grandfather from Jack Schlossberg, grandson of President John F. Kennedy, left, as fellow Profile in Courage Award recipient, Paul W. Bridges, looks on during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)