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Meeting John F. Kennedy[edit | edit source]
Meeting Lyndon B. Johnson[edit | edit source]
Vietnam War rally[edit | edit source]
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After receiving the medal, Forrest unwittingly found himself brushed into a tremendous rally against the war, where he spoke and was reunited with Jenny Curran.
Meeting Richard Nixon[edit | edit source]
For his proficiency in ping-pong which helped to better diplomatic relations with China, Forrest was congratulated by Richard Nixon. Nixon invites Forrest to stay at the Watergate Hotel, where Forrest unwittingly uncovered the infamous break-in.