For Obama's Presidential Library Early Bets Are On University of Chicago

John F. Kennedy started thinking about his library during his first year in office.


By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Here's something else for President Obama's crowded inbox: picking a school to host his post-presidential library and museum. "John F. Kennedy started thinking about his during his first year," says Benjamin Hufbauer, author of Presidential Temples : How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory. Early betting is that Obama will favor the University of Chicago, where he taught law.

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