John. F. Kennedy
Nov. 20, 2013—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 visit »
Oct. 14, 2011—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.
Feb. 1, 2011—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 Call: Vanderbilt Students and Public Service in the 21st Century” will be held in the ballroom of the Student Life...