Historians Perspectives of President Kennedy

Ted Widmer moderated a discussion among historians about President John F. Kennedy and his place in the nation’s history. The… read more

Ted Widmer moderated a discussion among historians about President John F. Kennedy and his place in the nation’s history. The panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

Panelists: Richard Reeves, author of President Kennedy: Profile of Power; Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieving Nation; Sally Bedell Smith, author of Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House; and Thurston Clarke, author of Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech that Changed America.

“Historians” was a panel of “The Presidency of JFK: A 50-Year Retrospective,” held on Presidents Day at the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Feb 21, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2011

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  • Feb 21, 2011 | 2:33pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2011 | 12:37am EST | C-SPAN 3
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