Assassination of John F. Kennedy
[Text] Condolence Letter From Australian Citizen to Jackie Kennedy


As Jacqueline Kenney was surely getting condolence letter from leaders all over the world, this one is unique because it came from an Australian citizen, explaining how sad the loss of JFK made her and her family. Continue reading

John F. Kennedy
[Text] Pete Seeger’s Appeal to JFK on March 3, 1961


“Mr. John F. Kennedy The White House Washington, D.C. Dear Mr. President: I take the liberty of writing you as a fellow classmate of Harvard 1940, and as the man I voted for last November. I am a musician, a singer of folk songs, facing trial for contempt of Congress … Continue reading

John F. Kennedy
George Raveling: Kennedy Asked MLK Not to Speak


George Raveling, "in the right place at the right time," owns and protects the actual physical speech that Martin Luther King, Jr., read that day. He recalls hearing Kennedy ask MLK not to speak at the March. Continue reading