• Presidential Getaway: JFK on Cape Cod

    Hyannis Port, MA was the emotional center of President Kennedy’s family life. Experience this exhibit before it closes at the end of 2014.

  • Forum: The Life of Nelson Rockefeller

    On October 27, Richard Norton Smith will discuss his new biography, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, with Bill Weld, Larry Rockefeller and Sam Tanenhaus of the New York Times. Attend in person or view the live webcast.

  • Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    This annual contest challenges United States high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official. The winner will receive a $10,000 prize and a trip to Boston. Submissions are due January 5, 2015.

  • Required Viewing: Kennedy Library Forum Videos

    Catch up on recent Forum videos featuring newsmakers such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Robert Redford, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, poet Billy Collins and Former Mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino, among others.

  • What Would JFK Say Today?

    JFK's words and work still speak to the social, political, technological and scientific issues of today's world and the future. Follow @JFKsaid on Twitter.

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