Project Unspeakable

event flyerJoin us for a dramatic reading coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Friday, November 22, 2013 • 7:00pm
Buchan Reception Room
First Unitarian Church of Portland
1011 SW 12th Street, Portland

Reconsider an important piece of U.S. history through this theatrical work about the role of the “unspeakable” in the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, all within a five-year period. This readers theater script is inspired by James Douglass’ book, JFK and the Unspeakable (Simon & Schuster, 2010). More info about the national project can be found at http://projectunspeakable.com.

Discussion to follow the reading.


Margot Adler offered a 5-1/2 minute report on All Things Considered of the play Project Unspeakable on Saturday, November 30. Click here to listen to the story on NPR.

Dan Shea captured the following video clips from the Portland, Oregon reading held at the First Unitarian Church of Portland on Friday, November 22, 2013. Click on the links below to watch on YouTube:

Marcia Meyers’ intro to the Nov 22nd reading

S. Brian Willson’s commentary on Jim Douglass’ book, JFK and the Unspeakable, the inspiration behind Project Unspeakable

Remarks by Robert Fish, director of Nov 22nd reading

Opening Act of Nov 22nd Project Unspeakable reading in Portland

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