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Wednesday, 06 November 2013 12:23
Judge’s Memories of Kennedy Brothers Featured
  (Sioux City) – In commemoration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Sioux City Public Museum is offering a special program, “A President Remembered: Kennedy and the Sioux City Connections” on Sunday, November 10, announced Theresa Weaver-Basye, curator of education, today. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for the 2:00 p.m. program as seating is limited.

 Special Guest the Honorable Donald E. O’Brien will share his personal recollections of both President Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy, who brought their respective presidential campaigns to Sioux City. Then-Senator Kennedy made a memorable presidential campaign on September 21 and 22, 1960 when O’Brien was a Sioux City lawyer campaigning for Congress. Highlights of his stop included visiting the Sioux City Stockyards, giving a speech at the Municipal Auditorium (which was broadcast outside to crowds on the street) and stumping for local candidates, including O’Brien. Along with photographs, a recently donated 30-second film clip of the elder Kennedy’s visit to the Stockyards will be shown.

For more information, call 712-279-6174 or visit www.siouxcitymuseum.org. The Sioux City Public Museum is located at 607 4th Street in downtown Sioux City.


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