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Remembering JFK: 1917-1963

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Palo Alto, CA

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News

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May 29, 2014 would have been President John F. Kennedy's 97th birthday. Our curated program brings together stories, speeches, and remembrances to celebrate his life and legacy.

Language:

English


Episodes

"Ich bin ein Berliner" (1963)

5/29/2014
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The President's 1963 morale-boosting speech in West Germany confirmed America's commitment to defend the region against Soviet agression. (Columbia University)

Duration: 00:07:00


Jacqueline Kennedy: Life with the President

5/28/2014
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Hear excerpts from First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's 1964 interview, taken from "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy." (NewsHour, PBS)

Duration: 00:05:00


Lady Bird Johnson Marks JFK's Death

11/20/2013
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Listen to a 50-year-old entry from Lady Bird Johnson's audio diary, marking the death of JFK. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


U.S.-Russia Hotline 50th Anniversary

11/19/2013
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President John F. Kennedy and his Russian counterpart, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, decided they needed direct contact to deal with times of crisis. This famous "hotline" was installed on Aug. 30, 1963, and the U.S. and Russian heads of state recently marked its 50th anniversary. (The World, PRI)

Duration: 00:05:00


How JFK's Assassination Changed The Secret Service

11/19/2013
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JFK's assassination permanently changed the agency charged with protecting the president — the U.S. Secret Service. (Word of Mouth)

Duration: 00:05:00


Ireland on the Day JFK Died

11/19/2013
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The world remembers November 22nd, 1963 as the day JFK died. But for some Irish people, the day was memorable for their own reasons. (Documentary on One, RTE)

Duration: 00:05:00