"Few Americans have had a greater impact on the emotions and attitudes of the American people than Ernest Hemingway ... He almost singlehandedly transformed the literature and the ways of thought of Men and women in every country in the world."
- President John F. Kennedy, 1961
Save the date! Wednesday, July 21, 2010
For The 27th Annual Ernest Hemingway Birthday Lecture
Treasures from Hemingway's Trunk:
Highlights from the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library
Presented by Thomas J. Putnam, Director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum*
Special guests are relatives of William Walton, who helped establish the Kennedy Library and Museum and its Hemingway Collection.
An open house begins at 3:30 p.m. at the Ernest Hemingway Museum, 200 N. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
The birthday lecture is at 7:30 p.m. at the Hemingway Museum.
Admission: $10 for Foundation Members, Seniors and Students, $20 for Non-members.
Phone: (708) 848-2222 or email to [email protected] for reservations.
The Write Inn across Oak Park Avenue from the Hemingway Museum will offer special corporate rates for guests coming to the Hemingway Birthday Lecture. Rates range from $100 to $120 per night. Call (708) 383-4800 or email [email protected]
For more information on the Kennedy Library and Museum, see www.jfklibrary.org
*This Boston-based Library houses the world's most extensive Hemingway collection.