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John F. Kennedy was the offspring of two families, the Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, whose roots stretched back to Ireland. They immigrated to Boston in the 1840's seeking greater economic opportunity, religious and political liberty in America. The Irish in particular readily adapted to the American political system. By the end of the nineteent...
Boston, MA — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that it has processed and made available for research the personal papers of R. Sargent Shriver, brother-in-law to President Kennedy, and a man who offered this country decades of public service as the first director of the Peace Corps, as the first director of t...
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JOHN F. KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUMColumbia Point, Boston MA 02125 (617) 514-1600