Cuban Missile Crisis: The Brink of War In Saving Jackie K, JFK’s Vice President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, laments the Commander-in-Chief’s missteps regarding the communist island nation of Cuba. But no one can debate Kennedy’s success in thwarting the volatile Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. On October 14, 1962, a US Air Force U-2 plane flying […]

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JFK Quotes John Fitzgerald Kennedy Top Quotes Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.    —John F. Kennedy Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.    —John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy’s Speeches: JFK’s Legacy as America’s 35th President The Greatest Speeches of […]

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Following is rare footage of President John F.Kennedy‘s Historic Meeting with Pope Paul VI. JFK met with Pope Paul VI on July 2, 1963, in the only meeting of a Roman Catholic US President and a reigning Pope. Sadly, a little over a year later, JFK was brutally assassinated in public, as his motorcade rode […]

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52 Years ago, President John F. Kennedy (JFK) attended his inaugural ball with with Jackie Kennedy. What if the snipers missed JFK and killed Jackie Kennedy instead? Read the daring new novel that flips the JFK assassination on its head! Check out blockbuster new novel DESTINATION DEALEY: Countdown to the Kennedy Conspiracy. e-Book now on […]

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President Kennedy‘s inaugural address is one of his most memorable and quoted speeches. In it, he calls on citizens to join together in the “struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself.” He then rallies Americans with his classic “Ask not” entreaty. “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what […]

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52 Years ago, President John F. Kennedy – JFK – was named Man of the Year by Time Magazine. John F. Kennedy was president for only 1,000 days, from his 1961 inauguration to his assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. In naming JFK 1961’s Man of the Year (1/5/62), TIME wrote, “In his […]

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Fifty-three years ago, John F. Kennedy (JFK) announced his candidacy for president with a speech at the Senate entitled, “Conviction that I can win.” As Senator Kennedy announces his candidacy, he enumerates his qualifications, and declares his conviction that he can win both the nomination and the election. I am announcing today my candidacy for […]

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December 6, 1963: President Johnson (LBJ) presents the Medal of Freedom Award posthumously to President Kennedy (JFK) in the State Dining Room at the White House. JFK had tragically been assassinated by sniper gunfire one week earlier, and his Vice President, Lyndon Johnson, immediately became President. The Medal of Freedom was established in July 1945, […]

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A new tribute to President John F. Kennedy will be unveiled Thursday in Fort Worth. The memorial reconnects the city with JFK’s trip there on November 22, 1963. Just hours before his untimely death, President Kennedy gave his penultimate speech at 8:45 am to a group assembled in a parking lot near the Texas Hotel […]

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52 years ago, on November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy beat Richard M. Nixon in the presidential election, becoming the 35th American president. In the national popular vote, Kennedy beat Nixon by just one tenth of one percentage point (0.1%)–the closest popular-vote margin of the 20th century. Kennedy won by 303 electoral votes. The election […]

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