Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

President John F Kennedy Comes to UNC Chapel Hill

On October 12th, 1961 President John F. Kennedy came to Chapel Hill to receive an honorary degree and make a speech at Kenan Stadium. I had been an admirer of the President since 1960, when I was in the fifth grade, and he responded to a letter I sent to him about protecting Martin Luther King. (Chapel Hill Memories)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email


Recent Campus Connections News:

Computer science professor opens tab for students during class at TOPO

Photos: Andy Griffith performs prior to UNC-N.C. State game (Kenan Stadium, September 25, 1954)

31 Things You Need to Eat In Chapel Hill and Durham

Dr. Aziz Sancar was awarded a key to the town of Chapel Hill

Orange County receives grant to help dementia patients like Dean Smith

© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.