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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How to Attend

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, or by calling 617-514-1643. (Registration guarantees a seat in the building, but not in the main hall.) Doors to the main hall open approximately one hour before the start of each program.

View Live Webcasts / Access Recordings

Kennedy Library Forums are webcast live on this website and are also recorded whenever possible. Written transcripts of most recorded events are also available. Visit the Forum Video Archive to view past forums.


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