”The JFK Effect“

a Special Event to honor
the Speeches of
President John F. Kennedy
in Berlin, Germany
June 1963

Topic: When President John F. Kennedy came to Berlin in June 1963 he made two public speeches to the Berliners. We want to honor the 45th anniversary of those speeches. By appearing in Berlin and declaring “ich bin ein Berliner” from the Schöneberger Rathaus balcony, JFK committed America to free Berlin’s survival, placing upon the US Army Berlin Brigade (1961-1994) a win or lose mission:
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JFK’s second Speech „Truth, Justice, Liberty” was an outline to re-unite Berlin, Germany and Europe, and this has now come to pass.

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Date:            Friday, 27. June 2008 / 19.00 – 21.00 hrs
Program:     Historic Film Clips and Group Remembrance Discussion

Location:     Rathaus Schöneberg
                    John F. Kennedy Platz, 10825 Berlin , Raum 1108
                    (U-Bahn: Rathaus Schöneberg)
Cost:            3 Euro (voluntary) cover charge per person for room rental

Click here to download the official flyer (PDF File)