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June 28, 2023

60th Anniversary of JFK's Berlin Speech

We honored the legacy of President Kennedy’s historic words in a series of events:

  • Speech at public Berlin citizens’ festival
  • Live TV interview
  • Dedicating room in chancery with unveiling of his portrait

Ambassador Gutman gave remarks at the Schöneberg city hall in commemoration of JFK’s historic speech:

On June 26, Ambassador Gutman gave a live interview on national TV (link to video in below tweet) and, later that day, ….

…she unveiled a new JFK portrait by Shepard Fairey at the chancery (Flickr photo album via FB):

Besides his famous Berlin speech, President Kennedy’s visit to West Germany involved several other significant stops as well.