James N. Giglio describes John F. Kennedy as “the most medicated, one of the most courageous, and perhaps the most self-absorbed of our presidents.” Giglio reveals the latest research on Kennedy’s presidency, from his deft handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis to his destructive sexual obsessions.
Giglio is a distinguished professor of history at Missouri State University and author of Debating the Kennedy Presidency.
Part of this year’s series on the U.S. presidency.
Co-presented with the Truman Library Institute. Co-sponsored by Missouri State University.