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    Growing Up in the Kennedy Family

    Jean Kennedy Smith, sister of President John F. Kennedy, talked about her memoir and shared personal stories about her childhood. She described the family’s immigration to America and how they…

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    The U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy Story

    This 1958 campaign film details the accomplishments of Senator John F. Kennedy’s (D-MA) first term. Senator Kennedy won re-election to a second term with approximately 73 percent of the…

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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

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    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

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    Rosemary

    Kate Clifford Larson talked about her book, Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter.

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    Fast Forward

    Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli talked about their book, Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose, in which they interview over 50 trailblazing women on how to grow economic…

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    A Nation of Nations

    Tom Gjelten talked about his book A Nation of Nations, in which he speaks about the history and impact of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, also known as the Hart-Celler Act. In his book, he…

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    The Last Two Days

    The film The Last Two Days documented President Kennedy’s final hours as he traveled to Texas and visited San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas. The film was produced by the Naval Photographic…

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    White House and Congressional Relations

    Panelists talked about ways to improve White House and congressional relations. Panelists included several former White House chiefs of staff, cabinet secretaries, and a former Senate majority Leader.…

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    Congressional Reform

    Panelists, including former members of Congress and White House advisers, talked about congressional reform. Video from USA Today was shown. Some of the ideas they discussed were two-year budgets,…

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    JFK Status of Women Report

    Hilda Solis, Anita Hill, and Sandra Fluke were interviewed by Eleanor Clift about the 50th anniversary of the JFK Status of Women Report. Each talked about her personal experiences, ongoing…

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    Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

    Panelists talked about the work of President John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women, which documented extensive discrimination against women in the workplace and in politics.…

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    The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

    Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers included…

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    Tom Putnam Interview

    Tom Putnum, director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum talked about President Kennedy’s assassination.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Rights

    Historian Allida Black and Tracy Roosevelt, great-granddaughter of Eleanor Roosevelt, talked about how Eleanor Roosevelt influenced JFK’s policies on Women’s Rights. First Lady from 1933 to 1945,…

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    Kennedy Presidential Library Commemorative Ceremony

    On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts hosted a commemorative ceremony. Massachusetts Governor Deval…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hosted a conference on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. The program included presentations by attendees of the March, a…

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    Lessons from the Kennedy Administration

    Gwen Ifill moderated a discussion among journalists about President John F. Kennedy and how lessons learned during his presidency can be applied to current times. The panelists also responded to questions…

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    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 panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Panelists:…

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    Kennedy Administration and Associates

    Thomas Putnam welcomed historians, journalists and members of the Kennedy administration for a discussion of President John F. Kennedy, his place in the nation’s history, and how lessons learned during his presidency…

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    Educating the Public

    Former Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and David Souter talked about the importance of civic education to a democratic society with Linda Greenhouse. Topics included current legal issues, educating the…

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