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". American Presidents, John Kennedy, 1960S, U.S. Presidents, Kennedy 1961, Presidents Kennedy, Famous Words, Blog, Presidents John
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Nov. 25, 1963 _An estimated 800,000 Americans lined the streets to watch the coffin's procession from the Capitol, where the president's body had lain in state _John F Kennedy was assassinated on 22 November in Dallas, Texas. The man accused of his murder, Lee Harvey Oswald, was himself shot dead by nightclub owner Jack Ruby, on the day before the president's funeral. The circumstances around the president's death remain controversial to this day.
JFK; will always consider him the best president in my lifetime. I love a quote he made when he first heard Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking on TV, and said, "he is a very good speaker." You think? JFK was light years above his time
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.