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Iconic Presidential Moments

There are images that will stay with us forever. From FDR notifying the world that the U.S. had entered WWII, to Obama's trademark fist bump at the Democratic National Convention, these scenes depict modern-day leaders doing their jobs. Whether they be funny, awe-inspiring, or sad, each of the following pictures captures a moment in time that both validates and transcends our personal experience and reminds us of our shared history.

Catherine McNiff

John F. Kennedy
A son salutes
John Jr. salutes at JFK's funeral
The original caption of this November 25, 1963 photo, by UPI photographer Stan Stearns read: "John F. Kennedy Jr., who turns three today, salutes as the casket of his father, the late President John F. Kennedy, is carried from St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, DC."
Photo source: AP Photo
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