50th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s Election as President

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Expert:

Dr. Thomas Sugrue

Professor of History

University of Pennsylvania

 

Credentials:

• Expert on 20th-century American political, urban and social history; the U.S. in the 1960s; and liberalism and anti-liberalism since the 1930s.  

• Teaches a course on American history in the 1960s. 

• Recent publications include "Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race" and “Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.”

 

 

Expert:

Dr. Bruce Kuklick

Professor of History

University of Pennsylvania

 

Credentials:

• Scholar of political, diplomatic and intellectual history of the United States

His publications include "One Nation Under God," "Blind Oracles: Intellectuals and War From Kennan to Kissinger,” "To Every Thing A Season: Shibe Park and Urban
Philadelphia, 1909-1976" and "A History of Philosophy in America, 1720-
2000."  

• To hear Dr. Kuklick discuss Kennedy’s inaugural address visit http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/kuklick.html.