Wed., July 16: Lecture: Michael Connelly, “The President’s Team”

  • Wednesday, July 16: Lecture, 7 pm: Author Michael Connelly discusses his book, “The President’s Team: The 1963 Army-Navy Game and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy”

In 1963, the Navy team, led by Roger Staubach, was set to take on their rivals from Army.  The game was cancelled due to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  However, the Kennedy family asked if the game might be played in JFK’s honor.  This is a story of that team and that season.