"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with

  • Kenneth Josephson, "We are not afraid to entrust the American people with , 1981, flag, stamps, picture frame, chain, and magnifying glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.130

Title
"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."--John F. Kennedy, February 26, 1962. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1981
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
21 1/2 x 18 in. (54.6 x 45.7 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
flag, stamps, picture frame, chain, and magnifying glass
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – postage stamp
  • Object – tool – magnifying glass
  • Object – other – flag
Object Number
1984.124.130
Palette
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