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Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, John F. Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. While maturation, as evidenced in the handling of the Cuban missile crisis, was apparent, the potential legacy of the New Frontier will forever be left to speculation.
Scheduled for broadcast on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, this biography provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who has become one of the nation's most beloved and most mourned leaders.
"Ask not what your country can do for you...." Much of JFK's 1961 inaugural speech addressed the Cold War, but the most memorable section was the president’s exhortation for American participation in civic life. Read highlights of his address.
The life and career of our 41st president, from his service in World War II and his early career in Texas to his days in the Oval Office, first as vice president to Ronald Reagan, then as the leader who presided over the first Gulf War.
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