John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Forum series
Summary: Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years. They are conducted as conversations rather than lectures.
The Life of Rose Kennedy
On the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's dedication of the Robert Frost Library at Amherst College, the Kennedy Library hosted a tribute to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet who passed away on August 30. Speakers included his good friend and fellow poet Rose Styron, former poet laureate Robert Pinsky and Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen. This program was a collaboration with PEN New England.
Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old girl shot by the Taliban last October because of her advocacy for children’s education, discusses her book, I am Malala, and her determination to continue her fight for universal education with WBUR’s Here & Now host, Robin Young.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the final months of JFK’s presidency, Thurston Clarke discusses his new book, JFK’s Last Hundred Days: The Transformation of a Man and the Emergence of a Great President, with historian Ted Widmer
A Conversation with John Lewis
The Obama Presidency
JFK's Quest for Peace
2013 PEN Hemingway Awards
A Conversation with Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy
A Conversation with John King
A Conversation with John Irving
Selected Letters of William Styron
Thomas Jefferson the Politician
The Life of Joseph P Kennedy
2012 New Frontier Awards