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Meeting John F. Kennedy
Meeting Lyndon B. Johnson
Vietnam War rally
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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
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.