John F. Kennedy

Playwright Nick Drake will discuss his research on George Drake, the personal valet of John F. Kennedy. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: Nick Drake

Influential figure: While developing a play about a meeting between former president John F. Kennedy and former British prime minister Harold Macmillan, screenwriter and playwright Nick Drake came across another figure in Kennedy’s life that piqued his interest—George Thomas, who was JFK’s personal valet from his time in the Senate until his death. Drake’s research […]