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Monday, September 26, 2011

John F. Kennedy Library in Boston Examines the Missile Gap Controversy on September 26

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum is holding two panels on the famous missile gap controversy that President John F. Kennedy faced 50 years ago.  The events take place on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the JFK Library in Boston. 

The CIA Overview of the Missile Gap takes place at 1:00 - 4:45 p.m. , followed by the Missile Gap Controversy, taking place from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.   Among the participants: historians Timothy Naftali, Fred Kaplan and John Prados.  Mary Elise Sarotte, Professor of International Relations at USC, is  moderator. For more details click here

Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years. For a schedule of upcoming events, click here.

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