QU to be host of history presentation, ‘JFK after 60 Years,’ Wednesday in Francis Hall

John F Kennedy Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery

John F. Kennedy | Photo courtesy of The White House

QUINCY — In recognition of the 60-year anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Quincy University’s history department will be the host of a presentation by Justin Coffey at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Francis Hall, Room 334, on QU’s main campus, 1800 College Avenue.

The presentation, “JFK After 60 Years: A Look at John F. Kennedy and His Presidency 60 Years After His Assassination,” demonstrates how historians and popular culture have altered their views on what Kennedy signifies in American history. Coffey will address issues regarding how JFK and his presidency have been viewed and how perspectives on JFK have changed over time as new evidence has come to light and as crises have shaped how we look back at his presidency.

The presentation is open to the public.

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