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President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address on Jan. 20, 1961.
November 22, 2013 As the nation pauses to reflect on what happened in Dallas 50 years ago, we look back at his "ask not" speech. Watch the video and read his words.
January 20, 2011 JFK could stand up to the Soviet Union in his speech, but apparently not segregationists.
President John F. Kennedy, giving his inaugural address, on Jan. 20, 1961.
January 20, 2011 "Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country," the young president said. Watch again as he delivered the words that would inspire many.
December 20, 2010 The coffin that first held presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald should have been destroyed, not auctioned, Oswald's brother Robert said Monday.
President Kennedy (far left), his wife Jackie by his side, shortly before he was killed.
November 22, 2010 It's been 47 years since the president was killed.
November 8, 2010 On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy won a close presidential election against Richard Nixon. To mark the occasion, Life.com today released more than thirty previously unpublished photos of the campaign.
November 1, 2010 Ted Sorensen was John F. Kennedy's intellectual alter ego. He said presidents and their staffs must constantly keep in mind "how far out in front of the country you can move." The current occupants of the White House could learn from him.
October 22, 2010 On Oct. 22, 1962, President Kennedy announces a quarantine of Cuba, blocking additional Soviet warships from delivering missiles to the island. It becomes the leading issue of the 1962 midterm elections.
July 23, 2010 On this day in 1962, President Kennedy, at his regular news conference, lashed out at congressional Republicans for opposing his agenda and vowed to campaign against them this fall in the midterm elections.
July 16, 2010 On this day in 1960, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the Democratic nominee for president, names Sen. Scoop Jackson of Washington to head up the DNC. He also names his brother Robert as his campaign manager.
January 21, 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. and President Lyndon Johnson have been in the news... what was King's relationship with the presidents?
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