John F. Kennedy

35th President of the United States

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  • The single greatest legislative accomplishment in the second half of the twentieth century came on July 30, 1965, the date President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments that created Medicare and Medicaid.

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  • Hyperbole is so often used when we discuss the impact that this President or that President had on America, but that just isn't the case for the 26th President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt was catapulted into the Executive Office after the assassination of William McKinley in September of 1901.
  • July 30, 1965 is a day that will go down as one of America's greatest days. After a truly bipartisan vote in both the House of Representatives and the US Senate, an amendment to the Social Security Act setting up our nations first public health insurance program passed and was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Fredrick Douglass is one of the greatest people in American history. Douglass started life as a slave and would eventually meet multiple presidents and even be the first African-American to be nominated for the Vice-Presidency (even though he didn't seek nor acknowledge the nomination). Douglass fought against the injustice of slavery for his entire life.

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  • MLK Discusses Kennedy in Rediscovered Audiotape
    MLK Discusses Kennedy in Rediscovered AudiotapeSun Jan 19, 2014
    As the nation reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., an audiotape of an interview with the civil rights leader sheds new light on a famous phone call John F. Kennedy made to...
  • The Umbrella Man
    The Umbrella ManWed Nov 20, 2013
    In 2011, on the anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Errol Morris explored the story behind the one man seen standing under an open black umbrella at the site.
  • Caroline Kennedy on JFK's secret recordings
    Caroline Kennedy on JFK's secret recordingsTue Oct 02, 2012
    Secret audio tapes of former President John. F. Kennedy are being released for the first time. His daughter, Caroline, speaks to Gayle King about the historic recordings, which include...
  • President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
    President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural AddressSun Jan 16, 2011
    On January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy was sworn into office and delivered one of the most famous inaugural addresses in U.S. history.
  • Kennedy-Nixon First Presidential Debate, 1960 - YouTube
    Kennedy-Nixon First Presidential Debate, 1960 - YouTubeTue Sep 21, 2010
    On September 26, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon stood before an audience of 70 million Americans—two-thirds of the nation's adult population—in the firs...
  • JFK's Assassination
    JFK's AssassinationTue Nov 17, 2009
    On Nov. 22, 1963, hundreds of hours of TV news, radio reports, and home movies captured history as it was chaotically unfolding.
  • Apollo 11 40th anniversary
    Apollo 11 40th anniversaryWed Jul 15, 2009
    A video edit commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first walk on the moon. The lift off was July 16, 1969. The moon landing and first walk took place July 20, 1969. Astronauts on t...
  • Kennedy addresses the nation on the Cuban Missile Crisis
    Kennedy addresses the nation on the Cuban Missile CrisisSun Nov 05, 2006
    Kennedy addresses the nation on the Cuban Missile Crisis