John F. Kennedy
History, Memory, Legacy:
An Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Edited by
John Delane Williams
Robert G. Waite
and
Gregory S. Gordon

Copyright, 2010 by John Delane Williams, Robert G. Waite, and
Gregory S. Gordon

The copyright for individual chapters is held by the respective authors. If multiple copies of individual chapters are desired, please contact the respective authors. Their e-mail addresses are provided in the Contributor Section. All chapters are Word documents, unless otherwise indicated.

TABLE OF CONTENTS (includes page numbers)

Introduction, Gregory S. Gordon

Part I: The Presidency

1. Address at the University of North Dakota, September 25, 1963, President John F. Kennedy

2. Presentation of Robert Kelley, President of The University of North Dakota, At the Eternal Flame Memorial Ceremony, JFK Conference, September 23, 2008

3. "I Was Chief of Staff for Ideas." A Conversation with Ted Sorensen and Gregory S. Gordon

4. President Kennedy: Profile of Power, Richard Reeves

Part II: JFK, Literature and the 1960s

5. The Long Shadow of the Confessional and Beat Poets, Heidi K. Czerwiec

6. "A Revival of Poetry and Song." Allen Ginsburg, Rock and Roll and the Return to the Bardic Tradition, Katie M. Stephenson

7. Living and Writing on the Edge in Don DeLillo'sLibra, Lucia Cimpean

8."I Feel Like a Spring Lamb." What Clay Shaw's Literary Life Reveals, Michael Snyder

Part III: JFK and the World

9. Experiencing the Peace Corps: A Discussion, Robin David, Michael Beard, Cory Enger, Kathleen Gershman, Joe Vacek

10. "There Are Bigger Issues At Stake." The Administration of John F. Kennedy and United States - Republic of China Relations, 1961-63, Charles Pellegrin

11. JFK, Berlin, and the Berlin Crises, 1961-1963, Robert G. Waite

12. JFK and Vietnam : An Unanswered Legacy in Film and History, Scott A. Racek

13. JFK's Legacy Regarding Consular Relations, Cindy G. Buys

14. "We Choose To Go To The Moon." JFK and the Race to the Moon, 1960-1963, Richard E. Collin

15. The Indochina Bind: John Kennedy and Vietnam , Albert I. Berger

16. The Cuban Missile Crisis and New Narratives of the Cold War, Albert I. Berger

Part IV: JFK and the United States

17. The Kennedy Justice Department's Enforcement of Civil Rights: A View from the Trenches, Brian K. Landsberg

18. Civil Rights Chronology, January 1961 -- November 1963, Compiled by Brian K. Landsberg

19. Atomic Power, Fossil Fuels, and the Environment: Lessons Learned and the Lasting Impact of the Kennedy Energy Policies, Joshua P. Fershee

Part V: JFK -- Media, Image and Legacy

20. Kennedy's Loyal Opposition: National Review and The Development of A Conservative Alternative, January -- August 1961, Laura Jane Gifford

21. "Primarily a Political Problem." Constructing the Image of the Kennedy Presidency, 1961-Present, Richard M. Fillipink, Jr.

22. JFK: The Exceptional Ideal? James Boys

23. Rhetoric in the Campaign Website of Barack Obama, Mary Stromme

Part VI: The Death of the President

24. That Day in Dallas, Eleanor Williams

25. "I Looked Up and I Looked Down." JFK, Mrs. D and The Space of Citizenship, Steve Andrews

26. The Day Kennedy Was Assassinated, David F. Marshall

27. Three Gunshots at Life? Gary Severson

28. Lee Harvey Oswald: North Dakota and Beyond, John Delane Williams and Gary Severson

29. The Workings of the Assassinations Record Review Board, John R. Tunnheim

30. Dealey Plaza Revisited: What Happened to JFK? James H. Fetzer (PDF)

Contributors