Nov 20, 2013

50 Years Post-Camelot: The Struggle Continues

Fifty years ago this week, John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. He was just 46 years old and had only just completed the third year of his presidency.

Kennedy was a vigorous, highly intelligent, and forward-looking man who inspired a generation of excitement about the possibilities of government and politics in America. He helped to usher in the modern civil rights and environmental movements. He elevated the science and tech revolutions that inform our culture and economy still today; and he positioned intellectualism and the arts at the highest levels of public policy.

Read the Op-ed.