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John F. Kennedy


Niki Kirschenmann

on 29 April 2010

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Transcript of John F. Kennedy

"He made mistakes, like all leaders,
but he was always optimistic about
the future." John Fitzgerald Kennedy
35th President of the United States Family life School Harvard College Navy Time after Navy Run for Congress 35th President of the US Death Time after his death 9 children "whooping cough"
"chicken pox" new home outside Boston 12 rooms Irish Catholics nannies and housekeepers Cape Cod "When the goings gets tough,
the tough gets going." Choate Boarding School "After long experience in sizing up
people I definitely know you have the
goods and you can go a long way..." 1936: Harvard College problems with his back History and Government World War II Germany invaded Poland -Why England slept- "Two things I always knew about you
one that you are smart two that you are
a swell guy love dad." assigned to the South Pacific
as commander of a patrol
torpedo boat ... PT-109 McMahon Joe died in a dangerous mission
in Europe. -Profiles in courage- John Kennedy Jr. "Ask not what your country can do for you,
ask what you can do for your country." "common enemies of man":
tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself Peace Corps education health care construction farming "No nation which expects
to be the leader of other nations
can expect to stay behind in
this race for space." racial discrimination also segregation in buses,
movie theaters and other
public places "This nation was founded by men
of many nations and backgrounds
... and on the principle that all men
are created equal." Lee Harvey Oswald Jack Ruby enormous sadness
and grief

among all Americans Hundreds of thousands of people
gathered in Washington for the
President's funeral. And millions throughout the world
watched it on television. leadership, personality and accomplishments ...ability to inspire people with
his eloquent speeches... John F. Kennedy believed that people
could solve their common problems if they put their country's interests
first and work together. Questions?
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