University of Virginia Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato will reveal a major new finding regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, and Crystal Ball readers will be able to watch it LIVE online here. For iPhone and iPad users, the press conference will be available at this link.
The finding calls into question one of the conclusions of a major government report on the JFK assassination. This is not a new theory; rather, Sabato will describe scientific findings about a key piece of evidence that undergirds a government study.
Additionally, Sabato will further discuss the JFK assassination, as well as reveal new information about President Kennedy’s enduring impact on his nine successors in the White House. He will also discuss a major new public opinion survey on the American people’s opinions on JFK and the Kennedy legacy.
The live webcast will kick off the Center for Politics’ Kennedy Legacy Project, which includes: Sabato’s new book; a website; a forthcoming international PBS documentary produced by the Emmy-winning Center for Politics and Community Idea Stations team; a free online course on JFK, beginning Oct. 21 and available through Coursera and iTunes U; and a forthcoming mobile app that will let users re-live the events of Nov. 22, 1963.
Again, please remember to tune in here at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, for this announcement (or this link for iPhone/iPad users), and thank you for your continued interest in the Crystal Ball and the Center for Politics.