This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Georgia Law’s own Professor of Law Emeritus, Donald E. Wilkes, Jr., who has written extensively on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, will be part of two local events, one here on campus and one at the Athens Regional Library.
Thursday, November 21, 7:00 p.m.
Athens Regional Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30606
Professor Wilkes will discuss some of the circumstances he has researched, the facts we know today, and some yet unanswered questions about the assassination of President Kennedy. The event is free and open to the public. In the Appleton Auditorium. More info: http://www.athenslibrary.org/athens or call (706) 613-3650.
Friday, November 22, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Russell Special Collections Library
The University of Georgia, 300 S. Hull St., Athens, GA, 30605
The Willson Center and the Peabody Awards will host a screening of the PBS piece, JFK: A Time Remembered, followed by a roundtable discussion featuring Professor Wilkes with Journalism Department Head Janice Hume, Political Science Professor Trey Hood and history graduate student Ashton Ellett. The panel will look at the political and historical impact of the Kennedy assassination then and now. The event is free and open to the public. More info: http://willson.uga.edu/ai1ec_event/willson-center-peabody-awards-television-roundtable-john-f-kennedy-remembered/?instance_id=173 or call (706) 542-4789.