Course detail: The JFK Assassination: 60 Years Later

This course will examine the political and social climate of the early 1960's and the circumstances involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. This course will discuss the major theories as to who was likely behind the assassination. Numerous photographs which were not available to the public in 1963 will be utilized during the course. The course will conclude with an in-depth examination of an eyewitness, who was ignored by the federal government, who observed a man shoot at the President from behind a picket fence.

An Osher membership fee of $25 is required to enroll in this class. If you have not paid your membership fee, please click on the blue link below under "course accessibility" to add the membership fee to your shopping cart. Then continue shopping to select your courses and/or events. If you have questions about whether or not you have paid your member fee, please call 785-864-6779.

Instructor Bio: Brian Edwards has been researching the Kennedy assassination for five decades. During that time, he has personally interviewed hundreds of individuals connected with the case. He has given numerous presentations on the assassination throughout the United States. He is co-author of three books on the assassination; Beyond the Fence Line: The Eyewitness Account of Ed Hoffman and the Murder of President John Kennedy (2008); Blueprint for Murder (2020) and Admitted Assassin (2024). In 2019, he collaborated with and appeared in Oliver Stone's 4-hour documentary on the assassination, JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass.

Course Accessibility: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in an event, please email or call 785-864-6779 at least three weeks before the first day of the event.

Course pre-requisites
(required) Osher Membership Fee

 Session Information: OC24335F

Schedule: Every week on Tuesday, starting on 06/25/24 and ending on 07/09/24
Times: 06:30pm-08:30pm CDT
In-Person : $50.00


Thank you for registering for this Osher in-person course. The class will meet at the Osher Institute, St. Andrews Office, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., Lawrence, KS. We look forward to seeing you in class.


Name Additional Resources
Brian Edwards

Facility Detail

Osher Institute, St. Andrews Office Facility In Person
1515 St. Andrews Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66047

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 7 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.