• JFKWHP-AR7595-B (crop): President Kennedy at News Conference, 20 November 1962
    JFK Library Foundation Hosts First International Symposium on President Kennedy in Tokyo (March 18, 2015)

    Tokyo, Japan - The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation presented its first international symposium on President Kennedy, titled The Torch Has Been Passed: JFK’s Legacy Today. Drawing on the themes of President Kennedy’s iconic inaugural address challenging citizens to give back, push the boundaries of science and innovation, and seek a more peaceful world, this half-day event celebrated the ideals he championed and examined how his words and deeds can help guide new generations in solving critical problems that we face today. The event was held in Okuma Auditorium at Waseda University where President Kennedy’s brother, then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, delivered a speech in 1962.

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  • JFKWHP-AR7595-B (crop): President Kennedy at News Conference, 20 November 1962
    JFK Library, U.S. National Archives, and the National Archives of Japan Collaborate on Special Exhibit on President Kennedy (March 5, 2015)

    Boston MA – On March 6, 2015, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (Kennedy Library), the U.S. National Archives, and the National Archives of Japan will unveil a special international exhibit in Tokyo, Japan. JFK: His Life and Legacy highlights President Kennedy’s service in World War, his relationship with Japan, and his accomplishments in the White House, including the resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the signing of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and American investment in the space program that led to the first moon landing. The exhibit runs through May 10, 2015.

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  • JFKWHP-AR7595-B (crop): President Kennedy at News Conference, 20 November 1962
    New App from JFK Presidential Library Challenges Kids to Fly to the Moon and Help People around the World (February 12, 2015)

    BOSTON, MA – In celebration of Presidents’ Day, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has launched a free iPad app, The JFK Challenge that brings American history to life for kids ages 8-12. The Library’s first-ever app release, The JFK Challenge turns players into NASA and Peace Corps trainees ready to accept President Kennedy's charge to accomplish great things and make a difference in the world. Visit www.jfkchallenge.org to preview and download the app.

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