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Shakespeare at the White House

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For William Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration, we're hosting a blog series to highlight the events that took place around the world for the Bard's 400th birthday back in 1964. In this blog, Helen Cook talks about First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

Helen Cook
Shakespeare: 450 Years Young

Richard Burton as Hamlet

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For Shakespeare's 450th birthday, we're going back 50 years to see what was done for his 400th birthday celebrations. In 1964, renowned Shakespearian actor Richard Burton famously took on the role of Hamlet.

Helen Cook
Shakespeare: 450 Years Young

Shakespeare in Glass

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For Shakespeare's 450th birthday, we're going back 50 years to see what was done for his 400th birthday celebrations. During the early 1960s, artist John Hutton engraved memorable Shakespearian characters into glass.

Helen Cook
Shakespeare: 450 Years Young

Here’s to Shakespeare

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For William Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebration, we're hosting a blog series to highlight the events that took place around the world for the Bard's 400th birthday back in 1964. Here Helen Cook delves into alcoholic references in Shakespeare's plays.

Helen Cook
Shakespeare: 450 Years Young