Overlooking Dealey Plaza, the Reading Room is a place for researchers to access the Museum’s vast collection of films, photographs, artifacts, and oral history recordings.
A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech by Shana Corey and R. Gregory Christie
With quotes from John F. Kennedy’s speeches, this biography offers an account of a tumultuous time for civil rights and poses questions about effecting positive change today.
Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era by Asa McKercher
Explores the political, economic and military elements in Canada-United States relations during John F. Kennedy’s presidency in the early 1960s.
Forty Ways to Look at JFK by Gretchen Rubin
Rubin highlights John F. Kennedy’s high ideals, wit, glamorous family, and unforgettable charisma, in contrast with his shrewd manipulation of the press and his exploitation of imagery.
Jackie by Pablo Larrain [BluRay/DVD]
Natalie Portman stars in this powerfully stirring drama as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, whose faith and strength see her through the death of President John F. Kennedy.
Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision During the Cuban Missile Crisis by David R. Gibson
Gibson examines the historic audio recordings that President Kennedy secretly taped during discussions with his advisers during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy: A Biography by Michael J. Hogan
Considers how John F. Kennedy constructed a popular image of himself and offers perspective on Kennedy’s afterlife in American memory.