About the Series 

Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years.

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All Forums are free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly recommended, and may be made by clicking the "Register" link in each upcoming Forum listing below. (Registration guarantees a seat in the building, but not in the main hall.) Doors to the main hall open one hour before the start of each program.

2015 Forum Information

Complete details about upcoming Forums will be posted below on an ongoing basis. All scheduled 2015 events will be posted by February 2015.

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Kennedy Library Forums are webcast live on this website and are also recorded whenever possible. Written transcripts of most recorded events are also available.

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Upcoming Forums

America's Bitter Pill
Steven Brill

The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Passage of the Affordable Care Act

January 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Steven Brill, founder of CourtTV and American Lawyer magazine, discusses his new book, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System.