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Event Series: JFK at AU

Events associated with the 50th anniversary of JFK's visit to American University in June 1963.

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MARCH 15, 2013

  • Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday
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      • Sat 04/13/13
        2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • The Strength of Dialogue: In Honor of JFK's Commencement Address
      • Ward Circle Lecture Hall 1
      • On June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed AU's graduating class with a speech that has been called "one of the great state papers of American History." Entitled "A Strategy of Peace," it acknowledged the role that stereotypes and misrepresentation played in the Cold War (see also: JFK's AU Speech: 50 Years Forward on Peace).

        Taking its cue from JFK's insights, the symposium will ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Carmel Institute of Russian Culture and History

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