United States Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul
Rand Paul addressed the Forum on recent controversies surrounding national security including wire tapping, profiling, and imprisonment of suspected terrorists.
Race, Film and Culture
Brandon M. Terry moderated a Forum on Race, Film, and Culture with Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris and African American Studies Harvard College Fellow Kellie Carter Jackson.
Innovation and Leadership in the New Digital Age
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, discussed his views on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship with moderator CNN's David Gergen.
The John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics is Harvard’s premier arena for political speech, discussion and debate. The Forum regularly hosts heads of state, leaders in politics, government, business, labor and the media.
A living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, the Institute’s mission is to unite and engage students, particularly undergraduates, with academics, politicians, activists, and policymakers on a non-partisan basis to inspire them to consider careers in politics.