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walyfd

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JFK'S White House stereo system
« on: October 20, 2016, 07:33:44 PM »
Found this article while looking for information on the rumored Fisher console Avery supposedly built for the Kennedy White House.  Found this to be especially interesting and wonder if any of it remains:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ronaldyeaple/2014/11/07/the-presidents-stereo/#16a6c8c6b434

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Re: JFK'S White House stereo system
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2016, 09:34:34 PM »
Nice article.  The likely survivors, if any, would be the speakers--they're typically more durable in service than electronics unless they're severely abused.

It would be more interesting if he had mentioned what equipment he installed.

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Re: JFK'S White House stereo system
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2016, 04:40:20 AM »
Or if there were photos.  Supposedly Avery did give them a console for the private living quarters.  Yesterday, I picked up a book about the White House and noticed this console in his Oval Office.  Supposedly this is an RCA tv unit: