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JFK Library Forums

JFK Library Forums

Kennedy Library Forums

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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.

Latest Episodes

The Constitution: Changes and Challenges in US History with Akhil Amar and Eric Foner

Akhil Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University, and Eric Foner, professor emeritus of history at Columbia University and author of The Second Founding: How Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution, discuss constitutional changes and challenges throughout our nation’s history. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.

95 MIN2019 DEC 11
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The Constitution: Changes and Challenges in US History with Akhil Amar and Eric Foner

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams,New York Timesbestselling author, nonprofit CEO, former Georgia House Democratic Leader and 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia, discusses her distinguished career and continuing work on voting rights and social issues withJonathan Capehart, opinion writer forThe Washington Post.

90 MIN2019 DEC 4
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A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Great Lives Worth Reliving with Mo Rocca

Mo Rocca, correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and frequent panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, discusses his new book, Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving, featuring remarkable lives of leaders, innovators, and artists worthy of greater attention. Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor of STAT and former longtime reporter and editor at The New York Times, moderates.

91 MIN2019 NOV 26
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Great Lives Worth Reliving with Mo Rocca

Sweet World of White House Desserts with Roland Mesnier

Roland Mesnier, White House executive pastry chef from 1979 - 2004, discusses his distinguished career and new book, Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts: A Pastry Chef’s Secrets with Sheryl Julian, former food editor of The Boston Globe.

88 MIN2019 NOV 21
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Sweet World of White House Desserts with Roland Mesnier

A Conversation with Ash Carter

Ash Carter, former Secretary of Defense and director of Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, discusses his distinguished career and new book,Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the PentagonwithDavidMartin, national security correspondent for CBS News.

93 MIN2019 NOV 19
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A Conversation with Ash Carter

Everyday Decisions and Environmental Challenges with Tatiana Schlossberg

Tatiana Schlossberg, author of Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, and Rachel Cleetus, climate and energy program policy director at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discuss the environmental impact inherent in our everyday choices with David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

83 MIN2019 NOV 13
Comments
Everyday Decisions and Environmental Challenges with Tatiana Schlossberg

A Conversation with Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee discusses her distinguished career and contemporary civil rights issues. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.

75 MIN2019 NOV 6
Comments
A Conversation with Barbara Lee

Bending Toward Justice with Sen. Doug Jones

Senator Doug Jones, author of Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights, and William Baxley, former Attorney General of Alabama, discuss the decades-long efforts to prosecute the 16th Street Baptist Church bombers. Margaret Burnham, professor and founder and director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University, moderates.

89 MIN2019 NOV 4
Comments
Bending Toward Justice with Sen. Doug Jones

First: Sandra Day O'Connor with Evan Thomas

Award-winning author Evan Thomas and his wife Oscie Thomas, an attorney and frequent collaborator on his books, discuss his new book First: Sandra Day O’Connor, drawn from exclusive interviews and first-time access to the archives of America’s first female Supreme Court justice. Barbara Perry, professor and director of presidential studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, moderates.

83 MIN2019 OCT 29
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First: Sandra Day O'Connor with Evan Thomas

Brexit: What's Next?

Gerard Baker, editor at large at The Wall Street Journal, Ambassador (Ret.) Nicholas Burns, Harvard professor of diplomacy and international relations, and Karen Donfried, president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, discuss current developments in the Brexit process with Elaine Papoulias, executive director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

93 MIN2019 SEP 11
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Brexit: What's Next?

Latest Episodes

The Constitution: Changes and Challenges in US History with Akhil Amar and Eric Foner

Akhil Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University, and Eric Foner, professor emeritus of history at Columbia University and author of The Second Founding: How Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution, discuss constitutional changes and challenges throughout our nation’s history. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.

95 MIN2019 DEC 11
Comments
The Constitution: Changes and Challenges in US History with Akhil Amar and Eric Foner

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams,New York Timesbestselling author, nonprofit CEO, former Georgia House Democratic Leader and 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia, discusses her distinguished career and continuing work on voting rights and social issues withJonathan Capehart, opinion writer forThe Washington Post.

90 MIN2019 DEC 4
Comments
A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Great Lives Worth Reliving with Mo Rocca

Mo Rocca, correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and frequent panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, discusses his new book, Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving, featuring remarkable lives of leaders, innovators, and artists worthy of greater attention. Rick Berke, co-founder and executive editor of STAT and former longtime reporter and editor at The New York Times, moderates.

91 MIN2019 NOV 26
Comments
Great Lives Worth Reliving with Mo Rocca

Sweet World of White House Desserts with Roland Mesnier

Roland Mesnier, White House executive pastry chef from 1979 - 2004, discusses his distinguished career and new book, Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts: A Pastry Chef’s Secrets with Sheryl Julian, former food editor of The Boston Globe.

88 MIN2019 NOV 21
Comments
Sweet World of White House Desserts with Roland Mesnier

A Conversation with Ash Carter

Ash Carter, former Secretary of Defense and director of Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, discusses his distinguished career and new book,Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leadership in the PentagonwithDavidMartin, national security correspondent for CBS News.

93 MIN2019 NOV 19
Comments
A Conversation with Ash Carter

Everyday Decisions and Environmental Challenges with Tatiana Schlossberg

Tatiana Schlossberg, author of Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have, and Rachel Cleetus, climate and energy program policy director at the Union of Concerned Scientists, discuss the environmental impact inherent in our everyday choices with David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

83 MIN2019 NOV 13
Comments
Everyday Decisions and Environmental Challenges with Tatiana Schlossberg

A Conversation with Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee discusses her distinguished career and contemporary civil rights issues. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.

75 MIN2019 NOV 6
Comments
A Conversation with Barbara Lee

Bending Toward Justice with Sen. Doug Jones

Senator Doug Jones, author of Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights, and William Baxley, former Attorney General of Alabama, discuss the decades-long efforts to prosecute the 16th Street Baptist Church bombers. Margaret Burnham, professor and founder and director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University, moderates.

89 MIN2019 NOV 4
Comments
Bending Toward Justice with Sen. Doug Jones

First: Sandra Day O'Connor with Evan Thomas

Award-winning author Evan Thomas and his wife Oscie Thomas, an attorney and frequent collaborator on his books, discuss his new book First: Sandra Day O’Connor, drawn from exclusive interviews and first-time access to the archives of America’s first female Supreme Court justice. Barbara Perry, professor and director of presidential studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, moderates.

83 MIN2019 OCT 29
Comments
First: Sandra Day O'Connor with Evan Thomas

Brexit: What's Next?

Gerard Baker, editor at large at The Wall Street Journal, Ambassador (Ret.) Nicholas Burns, Harvard professor of diplomacy and international relations, and Karen Donfried, president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, discuss current developments in the Brexit process with Elaine Papoulias, executive director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

93 MIN2019 SEP 11
Comments
Brexit: What's Next?
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