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    Kennedy Scholars

    The Kennedy Memorial is situated at Runnymede, the meadow on the banks of the Thames where King John sealed the Magna Carta in 1215. Although the Kennedy Trust is responsible for the Memorial, it is maintained by the National Trust of the United Kingdom. The Memorial was designed by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, who drew on Pilgrim's Progress and Bunyan's...

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    Carl Elliott, Sr. (1990)

    Carl Elliott, a former United States Congressman from Jasper, Alabama, was honored for his participation in the passage of the historic National Defense Education Act of 1958, which made a college education accessible to all, regardless of race or economic status. Congressman Elliott persevered despite the fact that his stands were anathemas in ...

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    She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems

    After an introduction by Caroline Kennedy, poets Naomi Shibab Nye and Elizabeth Alexander read poems from Caroline's new edited collection, She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems. Following the readings, Caroline Kennedy signed copies of the book.

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    About our Collections: "Access to a Legacy" Digitization Initiative

    The groundbreaking initiative we are announcing today is the first of its kind in the nation…Because of this historical initiative, millions of documents, miles of film, and hundreds of thousands of photographs from President Kennedy’s administration will be scanned, digitized, indexed and permanently preserved. More importantly, they ...

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    The Legacy of Joe Moakley

    In collaboration with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies at UMass Boston, the Kennedy Library hosts a discussion of Joe Moakley’s Journey: From South Boston to El Salvador with author Mark Robert Schneider and Congressman Jim McGovern. Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporter Kevin Cullen moderates.

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