Season 1, 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.

Be sure to check out John F Kennedy’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “John F Kennedy and Hyannis Port”!

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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Recommended Reading for John F Kennedy

Robert Dallek, An Unfinished Life: John F Kennedy, 1917-1963.
Fredrik Logevall, JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956.
Laurence Leamer, The Kennedy Men: 1901-1963.
Peter Collier and David Horowitz, The Kennedys: An American Drama.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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