FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2013
Contact: Kim Jondahl
BISMARCK — The public is invited to attend five free films being shown as part of the JFK Friday Film Festival sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation. The films all relate to John F. Kennedy, and are being offered as a prelude to The Kennedy Legacy symposium on Nov. 5-7. All five films will be shown at the North Dakota Heritage Center lobby and begin at 7 p.m. The first film, PT 109, will be shown on Friday, September 27, at 7 p.m. with an introduction presentation by Bill Butcher of Bismarck.
Other free films include Thirteen Days shown on Friday, Oct. 4 with an introduction by Mark Sundlov, site supervisor of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site; Seven Days in May on Friday, Oct. 11 with an introduction by Dakota Institute Director Clay Jenkinson; Dr. Strangelove on Friday, Oct. 18, with an introduction by Bismarck State College President Larry Skogen; and Oliver Stone’s JFK on Friday, Oct. 25, with an introduction by Clay Jenkinson.
For more information, contact Communications & Education Director Kim Jondahl, State Historical Society of North Dakota, at 701.328.1476.
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