Oral History

Dr. James A. Pennebaker

Currently a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Pennebaker was a social psychologist at Southern Methodist University in the 1980s. In that capacity, he conducted a series of studies in cooperation with the Dallas County Historical Foundation regarding the emotional impact of President Kennedy’s assassination. Some of his findings were published in his book Opening Up (1990). Recorded October 17, 2008, and March 16, 2012.