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Professor Kenneth B. Pyle is quoted in the HeraldNet article, ‘Kennedy’s unfinished life’

November 22, 2013

The Herald editorial board looks at President Kennedy’s legacy through a 21st-century lens quoting from Prof. Kenneth B. Pyle‘s Nov. 18 lecture on Hiroshima and the historians. The 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination reveals as much about history as a relative truth as it does the tragedy of a life unfinished. As University of Washington Prof. Ken Pyle said Monday in his Griffith and Patricia Way lecture, “history gives expression to the time and place in which the historian is writing. It gets rewritten each generation, with the past determined by the present.”

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