Obama Camp Acknowledges Getting Facts Wrong on Kennedy Tie


WashPost front-page story: Candidate has claimed Kennedy family provided funding for Sept. 1959 airlift of 81 Kenyan students to the U.S., including his father, but paper finds they didn’t.

Obama spokesman Burton said candidate erred in crediting the Kennedy family, their involvement in the Kenya student program apparently “started 48 years ago, not 49 years ago as Obama has mistakenly suggested in the past.”

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