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60/20 presented by JFK35



This special eight-part audio documentary, from the team who brings you the JFK35 podcast, will tell the story of the Kennedy campaign and how it has influenced American campaigns since. The series features historians, political operatives, journalists, and more as it covers the campaign from the primaries through Election Night, highlighting key moments and lesser-known stories in the race leading up to the final vote.



  • The Kennedy that Changed the World
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver may not be as well known as her brothers Jack, Bobby, and Ted, but during her lifetime, she worked tirelessly behind the scenes to influence public policy... Read more
    Published on: 2021-07-08
  • Meet the 2021 PEN/Hemingway Award Winner
    In this episode, Hemingway Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Hilary Justice gives us the background on the JFK Library’s collaboration with PEN America and Ernest Hemingway family’s support of the PEN/Hemingway Award, and we speak... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-24
  • COVID Courage: Health Care Heroes
    Lauren Leander is an ICU nurse at the Banner University Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, who took care of the most critically ill patients in Phoenix and stood with colleagues in a... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-28
  • COVID Courage: Darrell R. Marks
    Darrell R. Marks has spent his career helping his indigenous students at Flagstaff High School find new opportunities after graduation. But when the pandemic hit, his job changed from helping... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-20
  • Saving Our Shorelines
    President John F. Kennedy felt a profound connection to the environment, particularly the sea. During his presidency, Kennedy would establish three national seashores including on Cape Cod. Learn about his... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-22
  • Examining Ernest Hemingway
    Thanks to a twist of fate, the archives of Ernest Hemingway have been mostly preserved here at the JFK Library. Learn more about that story from the Library’s Hemingway scholar... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-08
  • Voting Rights in America with Stacey Abrams
    The United States saw the highest voter turnout in decades in the 2020 election. In many states, the increase in turn out was partly due to years of voter mobilization to... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-18
  • Presidents and the Bully Pulpit
    John F. Kennedy ran for president as television was beginning to change the game of presidential politics. The importance and power of presidents' use of the bully pulpit was growing... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-11

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