Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
President of the United States, 1961-1963.
Senator John F Kennedy visits DU and gives speech at the City Auditorium on Economic policy on February 24, 1958.
Sources Carnes, Del. “Shift in Aid Urged: Sen. Kennedy Talks to 8,200 in Denver,” The Denver Post, February 25th, 1958.
Announced in the Denver Clarion that Senator John F. Kennedy will be the sixth speaker in the DU Social Science Foundation's current lecture series on world affairs (1958). His topic of discussion is "The Challenge We Face" at 8:30pm on Monday February 24, 1958 in the Denver City Auditorium.
After a ticket rush (over 6,000 requests), the speech given by Kennedy originally scheduled for City Auditorium Theater has been moved to City Auditorium Arena on February 24, 1958.
Article in the February 28, 1958 Denver Clarion, states that Kennedy Urges Educational Changes.
Blasts Republicans for Complacent National Stand in Denver Civic Center Address on September 23, 1960.
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Abstract East European Jewish immigrant, Adolph Kiesler, became a noted Colorado philanthropist. Born in Rumania in 1880, Kiesler settled in Denver's West Colfax Jewish neighborhood at the turn of the century, when he began as a peddler. He later recalled "I worked for fifteen cents a day at odd jobs, and then I got a job carring coal for seventy-five cents a ton." Like so many immigrants, he scrimped and saved and after fifteen years and a variety of jobs, he had saved enough money to launch the...