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In If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflections As Elder StatesmanDennis McAndrews explores how he thinks historical events such as the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement might have played out had President John F. Kennedy survived.
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In If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflections As Elder StatesmanDennis McAndrews explores how he thinks historical events such as the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement might have played out had President John F. Kennedy survived.

Feb. 1: If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflection As Elder Statesman
Tomorrow at 8 p.m. you can head to Georgetown University’s McNeir Auditorium to see Dennis C. McAndrews present his one-act play If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflections As Elder Statesman. The piece is rooted in historical events, but takes an imaginative turn in the second half, when McAndrews presents his vision of Kennedy’s presidency and post-White House life had he survived.

Jan. 31-Feb. 9: Ghosts
You can see Ghosts at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in Northwest through February 9. This psychological drama by Henrik Ibsen explores the hypocritical aspects of 19th century social conventions. The story centers on a woman haunted by her late husband’s infidelities and the impact his actions inadvertently had on their son. Tickets are free, but seats should be reserved in advance.

Music: “9am In Dallas Instrumental” by Drake

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