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Exploring President Kennedy’s New Frontier Today Student Program
March 30, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.| Free
In his 1960 presidential nomination speech, Kennedy envisioned a New Frontier. His idea for a New Frontier included confronting many of the same challenges we still encounter today such as civil rights, foreign policy, science and education. Students will discuss the challenges Kennedy faced during his administration and determine how far we have come since 1960 and how far we have yet to go.
This program is part of the Presidential Primary Sources Project, a national collaboration among presidential sites, the National Park Service and Internet2 to bring primary sources to students across the country with the goal of better understanding our nation’s presidents.