For Obama's Presidential Library Early Bets Are On University of Chicago

John F. Kennedy started thinking about his library during his first year in office.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Here's something else for President Obama's crowded inbox: picking a school to host his post-presidential library and museum. "John F. Kennedy started thinking about his during his first year," says Benjamin Hufbauer, author of Presidential Temples : How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory. Early betting is that Obama will favor the University of Chicago, where he taught law.

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