Friday 22 November 2013 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the young and charismatic leader killed in Dallas, Texas, by Lee Harvey Oswald.

Half a century later, the 1963 shooting, a tragedy that transfixed the world and changed the course of American history, is still ingrained in the national psyche.

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney has a team of expert commentators available to discuss all aspects of President Kennedy, his life, death, and legacy, including the impact on Civil Rights, his effect on Catholic-Protestant and church-state relations in American life, his foreign policy, and the conspiracy theories that emerged following his death.

Experts available for commentary are:

  • Associate Professor Associate professor in American politics with expertise in foreign policy, American exceptionalism, and anti-Americanism.
  • Dr Lecturer in US politics and foreign policy, specialising in religion in politics.
  • Dr Research associate with the US Studies Centre and visiting assistant professor of history, University of Miami, specialising in conservative media, based in Florida.
  • Dr Lecturer in American Studies.
  • Dr Lecturer in American politics and foreign policy, specialising in US security and defence policy, based in the United States.

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