John. F. Kennedy

  • Vanderbilt University

    Watch and remember JFK’s visit to Vanderbilt

    In remembrance of President John F. Kennedy’s death 50 years ago, watch this video of JFK’s visit to Vanderbilt just months before his assassination. Read more about President Kennedy’s visit to Vanderbilt for our 90th anniversary convocation in 1963 » Read Rob Hammond’s 1993 article about JFK’s… Read More

    Nov 20, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wikipedia, WikiLeaks and Wiccans: Historical Accuracy Online

    John Seigenthaler will discuss the importance of historical accuracy online during a 3 p.m. lecture Oct. 21 at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. The founder of the First Amendment Center was a victim of misinformation on Wikipedia, a popular and free online encyclopedia. Read More

    Oct 14, 2011

  • President Kennedy and Chancellor Heard

    Vanderbilt marks JFK visit to university with free event, renewed call for public service Feb. 16

    President John F. Kennedy and Chancellor Alexander Heard, 1963. (Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt Magazine) It has been 50 years since John F. Kennedy began his presidency and Vanderbilt is commemorating his 1963 visit to the university with a free, public symposium Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. “Answering Kennedy’s… Read More

    Feb 1, 2011