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JFK 50th
11:04 am
Thu November 21, 2013

JFK Assassination and the Cold War

President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd upon their arrival at Dallas Love Field on Nov. 22, 1963.
Credit AP

In part two of our look back at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago this week, WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody sat down with University of West Florida historian Patrick Moore – on how the shooting affected the Cold War.

Dr. Moore looks at how both the U.S. and Western Europe braced for a possible aggressive move by the Soviet Union in the wake of the shooting, and how no such action occurred. He also discusses changes in foreign policy brought about by the ascendency of Lyndon B. Johnson to the White House.

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Pericles at UWF
5:02 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

UWF's Theatre Department stages Shakespeare's "Pericles"

UWF Theater Department presents Pericles.
Credit UWF Department of Theater

The University of West Florida’s production of Shakespeare’s “Pericles” opens this weekend.  Set in the Ancient world, “Pericles” spans fourteen years and chronicle’s the hero’s travels through Greece, Syria, and the Middle East.

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Lecture
4:20 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Holocaust Survivor Allan Hall Speaks in Pensacola

Attorney Allan J. Hall
Credit Pensacola State College

Allen Hall is a retired attorney, professor and Holocaust survivor. He gave presentations at Pensacola State College on Tuesday, November 12 and at the University of West Florida on Wednesday, November 13.

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UWF Football
2:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Football Coming to the University of West Florida

Bob Barrett talking to UWF President Dr. Judy Bense at her announcement of football coming to the university
Credit Sandra Averhart / WUWF Radio

Dr. Judy Bense, President of the University of West Florida has announced a timetable for the arrival of Division II NCAA football at the school, saying the first game will be played in the fall of 2016. Bense says that fund raising will begin immediately for the construction of a practice field on the university campus and the hiring of a coach.

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