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After investigating primary source material on the March on Washington, students put themselves in the role of a civil rights leader and write a letter to President Kennedy.
Challenge your students to analyze an inaugural address, research civil rights leaders, or follow President Kennedy on a typical day in the Oval Office, and more. Lesson plans and resources incorporate engaging archival material and meet national curriculum standards. Topics include: biographical resources, the campaign and election of 1960, the...
Boston, MA – As the nation reflects on the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library made available for research a tape recording of a 30-minute White House meeting that took place on May 4, 1963 during which President Kennedy comments on the nation’s civil rights struggle.
The Kennedy Library hosted an afternoon conference on the March on Washington. The speaking program began at 1:00, with a showing of a documentary entitled The March beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Following the film, there was a presentation by attendees of the March; a panel discussion with historians Clayborne Carson and Peniel Joseph, civil rights lead...
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