The Presidency of JFK: A 50-Year Retrospective

February 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

On Presidents’ Day, the Caroline Kennedy, and the Kennedy Library welcomed historians, journalists and members of the Kennedy Administration for a special 50th anniversary conference on President John F. Kennedy’s place in our nation’s history. The half-day event included three panels, comprising Kennedy Administration and Associates, Historians, and Journalists.

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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 on this page, 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.

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