A TOWERING TASK presentation March 1st at the JFK Library

 

 

https://www.peacecorpsdocumentary.com/screenings-event/2020/3/1/john-f-kennedy-presidential-library

“In Celebration of the Anniversary of the founding of the Peace Corps, please join us at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, March 1st for a free showing of the documentary film “A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps.” Watch the trailer at: https://vimeo.com/363392905.

This event is free to the public, co-hosted by the Boston Area Peace Corps Volunteers (BARPCV), the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

Please reserve a ticket here in order to attend.

We are also raising funds to offset the costs of the film showing.  If you are able to make a donation you can do so here.  

Schedule of events:

1:00 pm – Free admission to JFK Library and Museum, including Oral History Project

2:00 pm – A Towering Task Documentary Showing

3:30 pm – Q&A panel session hosted by Alan Price, JFK Museum Director, featuring:

  • Alana DeJoseph, Film Director and RPCV Mali

  • Glenn Blumhorst NPCA President and RPCV Guatemala

  • Mark Gearan, Former Peace Corps Director

After the panel, you are invited to join BARPCV at Dorchester Brewing for post-event drinks and socializing.”

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  • Edward Mycue
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    I was at that shining marble beacon the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library on that little land spit
    below Boston 19 years ago with others of our Ghana One group following a reunion
    in Gloucester north of Boston and who’d remained friends since 1961.

    Remembering now the JFK Library also houses the Ernest Hemingway collection on one floor
    that includes a reconstruction Hemingway’s house office in Cuba with with the paintings and papers
    that Castro allowed to go there.

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