This series marks the 100-year anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy in Brookline.
May 29, 2017 marks 100 years since the birth of former President John F. Kennedy
America's 35th president began his academic career at the Edward Devotion School in Brookline as a kindergartner.
WBUR's Delores Handy was in high school when the president came to her hometown.
Waves of biographies keep washing ashore, and the image of the 35th president keeps changing.
John F. Kennedy was the youngest U.S. president ever elected. But what set him apart the most when he was elected was that he was Irish and a Catholic.
One hundred years later, we take a tour of the modest Brookline home where John F. Kennedy was born -- which has been a national historic site for 50 years...
We visit Hyannis, where the late president's influence on Cape Cod feels ubiquitous, especially out by the water.
At Harvard, Kennedy wasn't immediately seen as a particularly serious student -- his professors had a kind of middling view of him. One historian at the school says that's because...
While in office, President John F. Kennedy delivered some of his most famous speeches in Massachusetts.