In a moving tribute to late President John F. Kennedy, the citizens of Dallas are sharing the speech he never had a chance to give – one word at a time. Kennedy was riding in his motorcade through Dallas on his way to the Dallas Trade Mart to deliver this speech, when he was gunned […]

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In a West Berlin speech on June 26, 1963, Kennedy uttered his legendary phrase, “Ich bin ein Berliner” – “I am a Berliner” to a crowd of over one hundred thousand. His words were a reference to “all free men, wherever they may live” and underscored support for West Berliners, living in a democratic citadel […]

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JFK’s Speeches In the fictional world of Saving Jackie K, the novel explores a scenario where JFK assassins botched their mission, killing First Lady Jackie Kennedy by mistake. This tragic outcome catapults the US into a chronic war with the Soviet Union. In real life, John F. Kennedy is remembered as a proponent of peace. […]

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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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Billionaire gets deal on Onassis heiress’s island — just $153M for the site where Jackie O got married The private luxury island where John F Kennedy‘s widow Jackie K married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis has reportedly been sold for £100m or just $153M by the tycoon’s sole surviving heir. The forested island, off the […]

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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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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been his 84th Birthday. MLK was born on January 15, 1929. In a watershed moment for the American Civil Rights Movement, activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his monumental “I have a dream” speech on August 28, 1963. From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial […]

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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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