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JFK: The Legacy of Our 35th President
Transcript of JFK: The Legacy of Our 35th President
Civil Rights Movement
Spacewalk - 1969
("within this decade")
Proposed a desegregation bill...
But didn't live to see it passed.
Bay of Pigs
Should he continue it?
Nearly every life lost.
American citizens interacting
with citizens of other,
strengthened int'l bonds
Kennedy Space Center
"Ask not what your
can do for
can do for your
When You Think:
What Do You Think Of?
First Catholic President
Jack Kennedy was in the Navy
He was a war hero, decorated with a
because of the
"It was involuntary.
They sank my boat."
Get To Know
John F. Kennedy
Big family -
Was often sick
JFK had to "use his father's influence" to get into the Navy.
He couldn't pass the health physical.
"NAURO ISL…COMMANDER…NATIVE KNOWS POS'IT…HE CAN PILOT…11 ALIVE…NEED SMALL BOAT…KENNEDY".
Lee Harvey Oswald
Motorcade; Dallas, TX
2 shots - Neck, then head
Three Shots Fired
According to the Warren Commission's official investigation:
First shot missed.
Second shot through back of neck.
Third shot through back of head.
Lee Harvey Oswald
Shot JFK from a sixth-story window of the
Texas School Book Depository
where he worked.
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
JFK was a ladies'-man before he met Jackie
Jack was fascinated by Jackie
The Early Couple
Jackie also gave birth prematurely in
They named the baby
, but he had lung problems.
Patrick lived only two days.
And Why I Chose
I Chose JFK Because...
He believed in