In addition to the special events listed below, JFK: The Last Speech has been broadcast on public television stations across the U.S.

Saturday, May 25

Ripton, Vermont

Presented by Ripton Historical Society

4 PM Ripton Community Church. 

Robert Frost lived in Ripton during the summer for more than 40 years.

Public Invited.

Friday, May 31

Amherst, Massachusetts

Presented by Amherst Class of 1964

2:30 PM  Buckley Recital Hall, Arms Music Center, Amherst College.

4:00 PM Audience Discussion with Neil Bicknell, Roger Mills and Rabbi Peter Rubinstein.

Public welcome to attend.

Friday, & Saturday June 7 & 8

Vero Beach, Florida

Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival

Friday – 10:00 AM Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive

Saturday – 2:00 PM The Deco Envy Theatre at the Vero Beach Heritage Center, 2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach

Friday June 14

Ramsgate, England

Ramsgate Film Festival

7:45 PM The Granville Theatre, Victoria Parade, Ramsgate

JFK:The Last Speech is featured in Ramsgate’s Opening Gala

Saturday June 15

Park City, Utah

Park City International Film Festival

12:00 PM Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Avenue, Park City

Wednesday June 19

Dublin, Ireland

Presented by the United States Embassy in Dublin

6:00 PM Wednesday at the Irish Film Institute

Thursday June 20

London, England

Presented by the United States Embassy in London

Saturday, June 22

Beaconsfield, England

Presented by The Beaconsfield Society

7:00 PM – The Fitzwilliams Center, Adjacent to St Mary & All Saints Church

Robert Frost and his family lived in Beaconsfield during 1912-1914.

Wednesday – Sunday Oct. 2 – 6

Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic Film Festival

Friday – Sunday October 4 – 6

Fremont, Ohio

American Presidents Film Festival

“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.”

– President Kennedy at Amherst


May 2018 – John F. Kennedy Library & Museum, Boston

October 2018 – The Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, Colorado

October 2018 – “Rally the Vote” at The Flint Institute of the Arts

January, 2019 – Fenton, Michigan

February, 2019 – Scarsdale Forum, Scarsdale, New York

April 2019 – The Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, Colorado

April 2019 – Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

“This project is motivated by the conviction that JFK’s words at Amherst are more important today than when he spoke to us.”

– Neil Bicknell, Executive Producer of JFK: The Last Speech and Co-Editor of the Book of the same name


May 11 – Barnes and Noble in Holyoke, Massachusetts

 2 – 3 PM Barnes and Noble, 7 Holyoke Street, Holyoke, Masachusetts

Signing: Steve Downs and Smokey Stover

June 1 – Barnes and Noble in West Hartford, Connecticut

 2 – 4 PM Blue Back Square Barnes and Noble, 60 Isham Rd, West Hartford, Connecticut

Signing: Doug Bray

June 15 – Barnes and Noble in Stockton, California

 12 – 4 PM Weberstown Barnes and Noble 4950 Pacific Ave.,  Stockton, California

Signing: Bob Benedetti

June 15 – Barnes and Noble in Rochester Hills, Michigan

 4 – 6 PM Barnes and Noble, 200 North Adams Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan

Signing: Ted Nelson and Jan Worth-Nelson

June 29 – Barnes and Noble in Roseville, California

 1 – 3 PM Creekside Town Center, 1256 Galleria Boulevard, Roseville, ,California

Signing: Bob Benedetti

June 29 – Toadstool Bookshop in Keene, New Hampshire

 11 AM  on the corner of Main and Emerald Streets in Keene, NH

Signing: Bank Greene

July 6 – Barnes and Noble in Fair Lakes, Virginia

 3 – 5 PM Barnes and Noble at 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax Virginia

Signing: Ray Battocchi

September 28 – Barnes and Noble in Richmond, Virginia

 3 PM  Midlothian Barnes and Noble at Chesterfield Town Center,
11500 Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond, Virginia

Signing: Bank Greene

“My generation has the ability to help the next generation embody what I think Kennedy was trying to embody for us.  And if we don’t do that, I think we will have missed an opportunity. “

– Rabbi Peter Rubinstein


November 2018 – Barnes and Noble in Boulder, Colorado

November 2018 –  “Get Out The Vote” Program in Flint, Michigan

February 2019 – Barnes and Noble in Westminster, Colorado

April 2019 – Barnes and Noble in Glendale, Colorado

April 2019 – Barnes and Noble in Thornton, Colorado

May 2019 -Barnes and Noble in Aurora, Colorado

How You Can Help …

  • Introduce these materials to teachers in colleges, high schools and middle schools. 

  • Utilize them in political science and leadership classes.

  • Bring AP English and History classes together to talk about the influence of President Kennedy and Robert Frost.

  • Share your lesson plans with us to be included in an online study guide.

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