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50th Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination: GW Experts Available to Comment

October 22, 2013

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

To schedule an interview with an expert, please contact the Office of Media Relations at gwmedia@gwu.edu or 202-994-6460.

Chris Arterton
Professor of Political Management
Dr. Arterton can discuss Kennedy’s legacy.
You can view Dr. Arterton's on camera interview here.

Edward Berkowitz
Professor of History and of Public Policy and Public Administration
Dr. Berkowitz can speak to Kennedy’s domestic policies.

Lara Brown
Director of the Political Management Graduate Program
Dr. Brown can speak to the ways in which Kennedy used his political party and the environment to become president.

James Hershberg
Professor of History and International Affairs
Dr. Hershberg can speak to the history of the Cold War and Kennedy’s involvement.

Mark Kennedy
Professor and Director of the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor Kennedy can speak to how Kennedy was able to use his rhetoric to speak to Republicans and Democrats.

Christopher Klemek
Associate Professor of History
Dr. Klemek can speak to Kennedy’s policies, focusing on urban affairs.

John Logsdon
Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs
Dr. Logsdon can speak about Kennedy's spacy policy and the role he played in space decisions. He is the author of the book "John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon."

Leo Ribuffo
Society of the Cincinnati George Washington Distinguished Professor of History
Dr. Ribuffo can speak to Kennedy’s domestic policies.

Elizabeth Saunders
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Dr. Saunders can speak to Kennedy’s foreign policies.

Richard Thornton
Professor of History and International Affairs
Dr. Thornton can speak to the history of the Cold War and Kennedy’s involvement.