Kennedys Of Boston
This course provides a background on the Kennedys and their times. It analyzes some of the political and cultural processes of which the Kennedys were a part, and in particular traces the rise of the Kennedy family in the context of the Boston Irish. Audio-visual material is used where appropriate to examine the role played by the media, that is, print, film, and television, then and now, in forming popular images of the Kennedy family.
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = a minimum of 30 credits or Permission of Instructor