On Wednesday, June 19th at 1:00pm, Thomas J. Putnam will speak at our first event, “At the Height of His Presidency: John F. Kennedy – June 1963”. This event will be at the National Library on a first come, first serve basis.
Tom is the fifth Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum since its opening in 1979. The JFK Library and Museum showcases the life of John F. Kennedy by collecting, preserving and making available his personal papers and institutional records. Papers by the Kennedys, including John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy are also viewable. Other collections the Library holds include those on Ernest Hemingway, an audiovisual collection, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy Oral History collections, the Museum collection and a collection on print materials.
Tom Putnam works with the Library’s collections, preserving and providing access to them as well as utilizing them for exhibits and educational programming. Speaking from his experience at the JFK Library and Museum, he will graciously commemorate John F. Kennedy at our first event.
View the Life of John F. Kennedy at the Museum’s website here: http://www.jfklibrary.org/JFK/Life-of-John-F-Kennedy.aspx