On the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Hood College will convene a symposium of experts to discuss the facts and myths surrounding the murder of the country’s thirty-fifth president. The event will be held November 15, 2003, in Hood College’s Whitaker Campus Center.
The symposium features four nationally-recognized experts on the Kennedy assassination:
David Wrone, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is the author of The Zapruder Film: Framing JFK’s Assassination, will discuss “The Kennedy Assassination Forty Years Later.”
Gerald McKnight, professor emeritus at Hood College and director of the Weisberg Archive, the premier collection of some 250,000 documents about the Kennedy assassination housed in Hood College’s Beneficial-Hodson Library, will present “The Autopsy of President John F. Kennedy.”
Jim Lesar is a Washington, D.C. attorney and an expert on the Freedom of Information Act, who will speak about “The Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and Research on the Kenney Assassination.
Clay Ogilvie, the co-director of the Weisberg Archive who is digitizing the Archive’s collections, will discuss “The Weisberg Archive: A Resource for Scholars on the Kennedy Assassination.”
The program is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Registration is available at our website. For more information, contact Professor Len Latkovski, via phone or email.
Professor Leonard Latkovski
Department of History and Political Science
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