The John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum regularly hosts heads of state; leaders in politics, government, business, labor and the media; academics; community organizers; and artists. In addition to speeches, debates and panel discussions on pressing issues, the Forum has sponsored television and radio programs, film screenings, and theatrical productions.
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A conversation with Soledad O'Brien & Callie Crossley May 2, 2013 - 6:00pm Soledad O'Brien, Callie Crossley
Soledad O'Brien, award-winning broadcast journalist and Harvard College class of 1988, discussed her career, race, and education with Callie Crossley, WGBH 89.7 host and spring 2002 IOP resident fellow. The discussion ranged from O'Brien's experiences as a Black and Latino journalist covering...
A Conversation with Felipe Calderón & David Ellwood April 25, 2013 - 6:00pm Felipe Calderon, David Ellwood
President Calderón engaged in an informative conversation with Dean Ellwood at the JFK Jr. Forum. Calderón discussed a variety of issues ranging from the effects of the expiration of the assault weapons ban in the US on Mexico to how his administration handled the H1N1 outbreak. Upon a question...
Boston Marathon Tragedy & Aftermath April 24, 2013 - 6:00pm Ed Davis, Juliette Kayyem, David Hempton, David Wade, Kurt Schwartz
“Boston Marathon Tragedy & Aftermath” featured Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, former Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs Department of Homeland Security Juliette Kayyem, Harvard Divinity School Dean David Hempton, Director of MEMA Kurt Schwartz, WBZ Anchor David Wade...