Commentary: Celebrate Kennedy’s Visit to Whiskeytown With Events on Saturday
From the Redding Record Searchlight, in a commentary by Jim Milestone, superintendent of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area:
“The National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Historical Society, Friends of Whiskeytown and the Shasta Union High School District will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s visit to Whiskeytown Dam with two events on Saturday.
“The first event is a Sunrise Celebration beginning at 6:30 a.m. at Whiskeytown Dam. … The second event is at the David Marr Theater in Redding and will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event includes speeches, presentations, historical films and panel discussions. … The afternoon session will kick off with a 1 p.m. speech by Rep. Doug LaMalfa, followed by panel discussions regarding California’s future water issues.”