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JFK’s Grades in Political Science

- January 17, 2011

Presidency scholar “Matthew Beckmann”:http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5089 sends along the grades from “Rupert Emerson’s”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupert_Emerson Government 28:


In fairness, it was apparently a tough class. His other grades in government classes that semester were 2 Bs and a B+.

The document is in “this part”:http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKPP-002-006.aspx of the Kennedy library’s collection. Scrolling through those documents, I came upon this ad that Kennedy placed for a little secretarial help with this thesis:


Which occasioned a conversation between Kennedy and an administrator, Dr. Else, about where the secretary would work. The summary of the conversation was this:


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