853Sep 19, 2013
Ambassador to Japan Nomination Hearing
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to be U.S. ambassador to Japan. Ms. Kennedy answered questions on trade, nuclear reactor safety, ...
3,058Aug 28, 2013
50th Anniversary of March on Washington
Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the same spot where the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a ...
204May 5, 2013
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award
Former Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D) was awarded the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library 2013 Profile in Courage award, Caroline Kennedy made remarks and presented the ...
677Oct 4, 2012
Book Discussion on Listening In
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, ...
6,724Sep 6, 2012
Democratic National Convention, Day Three
Day three of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included acceptance speeches from President Obama and Vice President Biden. Prior to the opening gavel several speakers from North Carolina ...
363Jun 27, 2012
President Obama Campaign Event with Caroline Kennedy
Caroline Kennedy talked about her support for President Obama and the similarities between her father’s 1960 election and the 2012 campaign.
2,636Oct 3, 2011
Book Discussion on Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy
In March 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy sat with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to record seven interviews totaling over eight hours of the first lady’s remembrances of her husband’s ...
897Feb 21, 2011
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 ...
2,066Jan 19, 2011
50th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address
Congressional leaders and Caroline Kennedy spoke at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address in which he asked American’s to ask themselves what ...
2,358Jan 13, 2011
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Online Archive Unveiling
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library launched its “Access to a Legacy” Digital Archive Initiative. This online archive contains thousands of documents, photographs, audio ...
467Oct 12, 2009
The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 3
A panel discussion was held on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on the arms race and efforts to curtail it ...
3,224Aug 28, 2009
Senator Edward Kennedy Memorial Service
A “celebration of life” memorial service was held for Senator Edward Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. The service was a private ceremony to honor Senator Kennedy ...
431Aug 25, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1 Town Hall
Telephone lines were open for reaction to the opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. Highlights of the Convention were shown.
469Aug 25, 2008
Tribute to Senator Kennedy 2008 Convention
A tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) was part of the evening activities at the Democratic National Convention. Senator Kennedy was recovering from surgery for brain cancer as he ...
7,683Aug 25, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1
The opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado focused on Senator Barack Obama’s background, experience, character, and vision for ...
1,047Feb 3, 2008
Michelle Obama California Rally
Michelle Obama and several celebrities spoke to supporters at a campaign rally for her husband, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. California First Lady Maria Shriver announced her ...
517Jan 28, 2008
Kennedy Endorsement of Obama
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama held a campaign rally at Bender Arena of American University. Senator Edward Kennedy, his son Rep. Patrick Kennedy, and his niece Caroline ...
289Mar 11, 2006
Vietnam and the Presidency: White House Perspectives
Following a videotaped interview with former President Jimmy Carter, Mr. Williams moderated a panel titled “Inside the White House” with several former White House aides who had ...
193Oct 12, 2005
Politics and Culture
At an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the founding of George magazine, a panel, moderated by Tom Brokaw, was held on the relationship between culture and politics. Panelists ...
54May 8, 2002
Book Discussion on Profiles in Courage for Our Time
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