Okay, okay, shameless, right? But we love all things JFK, and all things presidential, and couldn’t resist these great photos of shirtless commanders-in-chief. So, who looks best? We always vote for Kennedy, but you decide for yourself. JFK (right) at the beach, with an unidentified person www.ldcfitzgerald...
During World War II, the lieutenant and future American commander-in-chief was patrolling the seas near the Solomon Islands when a Japanese destroyer rammed his PT Boat – PT 109. Two servicemen were killed. Kennedy was awarded with a Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroic efforts to help his surviving crewmates to safety.
Fifty-one years ago, JFK vowed to land a man on the moon. In a Special Message to the Congress on Urgent National Needs, President Kennedy declared: “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.”
JFK Assassination: Marina Oswald’s Friend, Ruth Paine, Turns 80 Alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald stored his rifle in the garage of Mrs. Ruth Paine. Born on September 3, 1932, Mrs. Paine turned 80 on Monday. In 1963, Mrs. Ruth Paine was living in Irving, Texas in a tiny white ranch house. Separated from her husband, the Quaker woman lived with her two toddlers, Lynn and Christopher.