Eleito em 1960, Kennedy tornou-se o segundo mais jovem presidente do seu país, depois de Theodore Roosevelt. Ele foi Presidente de 1961 até o seu assassinato em 1963. Durante o seu governo houve a Invasão da Baía dos Porcos, a Crise dos mísseis de Cuba, a construção do Muro de Berlim, o início da Corrida espacial, a consolidação do Movimento dos Direitos Civis nos Estados Unidos e os primeiros eventos da Guerra do Vietname.

Eleito em 1960, Kennedy tornou-se o segundo mais jovem presidente do seu país, depois de Theodore Roosevelt. Ele foi Presidente de 1961 até o seu assassinato em 1963. Durante o seu governo houve a Invasão da Baía dos Porcos, a Crise dos mísseis de Cuba, a construção do Muro de Berlim, o início da Corrida espacial, a consolidação do Movimento dos Direitos Civis nos Estados Unidos e os primeiros eventos da Guerra do Vietname.

A fellow Democrat introduced Kennedy at a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan, with tremendous enthusiasm, Kennedy began his speech: “I want to express my appreciation to the governor. Every time he introduces me as the potentially greatest president in the history of the United States, I always think perhaps he is overstating it one or two degrees. George Washingon wasn’t a bad president and I do want to say a word for Thomas Jefferson. But, otherwise, I will accept the compliment.” JFK

A fellow Democrat introduced Kennedy at a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan, with tremendous enthusiasm, Kennedy began his speech: “I want to express my appreciation to the governor. Every time he introduces me as the potentially greatest president in the history of the United States, I always think perhaps he is overstating it one or two degrees. George Washingon wasn’t a bad president and I do want to say a word for Thomas Jefferson. But, otherwise, I will accept the compliment.” JFK

The Kennedy Era is another source of Washington DC inspiration for me

The Kennedy Era is another source of Washington DC inspiration for me

Young JFK. Total babe. I've had a weird crush on teenage JFK since I saw a picture of him in a pool in history 12. Is that weird? Yeah, I'm sure it is.

Young JFK. Total babe. I've had a weird crush on teenage JFK since I saw a picture of him in a pool in history 12. Is that weird? Yeah, I'm sure it is.

John F. Kennedy The 35th President of the United States. JFK presided over the Cuban Missile Crisis and established NASA to put America on the moon. His assassination was controversial and untimely. Date: 1961.

John F. Kennedy The 35th President of the United States. JFK presided over the Cuban Missile Crisis and established NASA to put America on the moon. His assassination was controversial and untimely. Date: 1961.

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