Education: A Concrete Memorial to Camelot

After 16 years, the John F. Kennedy Library is to open at last

The Kennedy clan will be on hand, of course, as will Arthur Schlesinger Jr., McGeorge Bundy, Pierre Salinger and about 6,000 other folks touched by the spirit of Camelot during the reign of J.F.K. With so many luminaries expected, an invitation to Saturday's dedication of the John F. Kennedy Library has become the hottest ticket in Boston since the 1978 playoff between the Red Sox and the Yankees in Fenway Park. The present President, Jimmy Carter, was invited, but ex-Presidents Gerald...

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