Obama Overstates Kennedys' Role in Helping His FatherQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|OOPSIE! Contrary to Obama's claims in speeches in January at American University and in Selma last year, the Kennedy family did not provide the funding for a September 1959 airlift of 81 Kenyan students to the United States that included Obama's father. According to historical records and interviews with participants, the Kennedys were first approached for support for the program nearly a year later, in July 1960.|
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