JFK memorabilia fetches $2M at auction

A collection of personal effects from former U.S. President John F. Kennedy fetched about $2 million at auction this week. The items belonged to Kennedy's assistant and friend David Powers, who passed away in 1998. JFK's Air Force One bomber jacket fetched $570,000, impressive considering it was expected to bring in $20,000-$40,000.

JFK Meets Harry Truman in photo sold at auction

This undated file photo provided by John McInnis Auctioneers shows a photograph of late Presidents John F. Kennedy, left, and Harry Truman, signed by Truman on Dec. 2, 1959. The photograph is part of a collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia from the family of David Powers, a former special assistant to the president, that fetched almost $2 million at auction Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at John McInnis Auctioneers in Amesbury, Mass. (AP Photo/John McInnis Auctioneers, File)

JFK's Air Force One Bomber Jacket sold at auction

This 2012 file photo provided by John McInnis Auctioneers shows late President John F. Kennedy's Air Force One leather bomber jacket, which sold for $570,000 at an auction on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. The jacket is part of a collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia from the family of David Powers, a former special assistant to the president, that fetched almost $2 million at Sunday's auction at John McInnis Auctioneers in Amesbury, Mass. (AP Photo/John McInnis Auctioneers, Matthew Bourgeois, File)

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