Caroline Kennedy, daughter of former President John F. Kennedy and historian Ted Widmer talk about their multimedia book, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy, in which they present a collection of recordings of the late President in conversation from the Oval Office and Cabinet Room in July 1962. The tapes include discussions on numerous topics of the day, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam. Caroline Kennedy introduced a panel discussion of the tapes that included Mr. Widmer, historian Ellen Fitzpatrick, and Tom Oliphant, former Washington correspondent for the Boston Globe. The event took place at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. close
People in this video
Ellen Fitzpatrick Professor University of New Hampshire->History Department
Caroline Kennedy Daughter John F. Kennedy
Tom McNaught Executive Director Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library and Museum
Thomas "Tom" Oliphant Correspondent (Former) Boston Globe
Thomas "Tom" J. Putnam Director Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library
Edward "Ted" L. Widmer Director (Former) Brown University->John Carter Brown Library
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
- Kennedy (John F.) Presidential LibraryKennedy (John F.) Presidential Library
- Listening In
Q&A with Ted Widmer
Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy. The book…
Tom Putnam Interview
Tom Putnum, director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum talked about President Kennedy’s…
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…
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…