50 years ago, on January 20th, 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States and he delivered his famous Inauguration Speech encouraging Americans to: "Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country".
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President John F. Kennedy inauguration, 1961 President Dwight Eisenhower and President-elect John F. Kennedy ride together to Kennedy's inauguration at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Though Kennedy's inaugural speech was short, clocking in at only 14 minutes, it's still considered by many historians as one of the best in history.
Eisenhower's & Kennedy's at the Inauguration, 1961