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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

  • 03-29-2019

2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963—an event that those of us who lived through It will John F Kennedyprobably remember forever. He served just over 1000 days in office and was the youngest man elected President.  (See White House Blog for more information). Whether we were at school, at work, or at home—the news stunned, hurt, and continues to reverberate with questions asked and theories abounding—and new ones springing up— to this day. The fact that this family has continued to suffer unexpected loss in so many ways has made them a beacon of sorrow to many—whetever our politics and beliefs. The whole world seemed to pause this past November of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assasination and most everyone who was around at the time had a Do you remember where you were conversation. 


Born John Fitzgerald Kennedy (also known as Jack or JFK), May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, and died November, 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. His inaugural address still resonates: “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.”


For biographies of all US Presidents, see The White House.


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