JFK and LBJ: The New Frontier and the Great Society – Episode 3: Education and Calls to Service—World War II
Join Park Rangers Jonathan Streff of John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site and Joseph Owen of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, with moderation from Superintendent Joy Kinard of the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, and the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to examine the significant differences and similarities between President Kennedy and President Johnson’s educational backgrounds and military service during World War II. They will discuss such questions as: How did the particulars of family, economic status, and, in Kennedy’s case, health, shape the educational experiences of both men? How did their wartime experiences shape the characters of both men?