Western History & Genealogy Blog

Secretary of the Interior Steward Udall

When JFK Visited Colorado

Frying Pan / Arkansas Rivers irrigation project - Pueblo, Colo
Denver Post. August 18, 1962. Page 1. "Pueblo Celebration: Kennedy Visit Caps Struggle For Pan-Ark"
Rocky Mountain News. November 23, 1963. Page 16. "JFK's Colorado Trips Drew Huge Crowds."
"Colorado's Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy." Kennedy Memorial Library.

As we commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, some commentators have mentioned his lack of concern for the American West and the issues important to Westerners.