Episode 35: John F Kennedy and Brookline

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Season 1, Episode 35: John F. Kennedy and Brookline

Heading back to Massachusetts for the birthplace of John F. Kennedy in Brookline, on the charming and shaded Beals Street. Learn about John F. Kennedy’s privileged upbringing, mischievous approach to education, and the moment in the Pacific that transformed his life, as well as what happened to his birthplace in Brookline!

John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site official page.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About JFK’s Birthplace from Boston Magazine.

Visiting the JFK Birthplace from New England Today Travel.

Virtual Tour for John F. Kennedy’s birthplace.

From my June 2019 Visit!

Judge for Yourself: Was the NPS Correct?

The home in 1974.
The bedroom where Rose delivered John.
The plaque in the front yard (WBUR).
The crowd in front of the home following Kennedy’s assassination.
Birthplace Home Postcard
John F. Kennedy Portrait by William Draper

John F. Kennedy Birthplace: 83 Beals Street, Brookline, Massachusetts.

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