BOSTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary this weekend.
The complex opened on Oct. 20, 1979, and then-President Jimmy Carter was among the luminaries who spoke.READ MORE: Arrest Made After 80-Year-Old Shrewsbury Woman Injured In Hit & Run
Library director Alan Price calls the milestone an opportunity for the institution to reflect on JFK’s legacy and seek new opportunities to build on the ideals the nation’s 35th president stood for.READ MORE: Lowell Mayor Calls For School Committee Member To Resign Over Anti-Semitic Slur
Visitors will be admitted free of charge on Sunday.
The library also is showing an exhibition that looks back at architect I.M. Pei’s design and the construction of the complex overlooking Boston Harbor.MORE NEWS: Mass. Governor Grilled By State Lawmakers On COVID Vaccine Rollout
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