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Kennedy on the Sea

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Kennedy on the Sea

Kennedy on the Sea

Kennedy on the Sea

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In September of 1962, President John F. Kennedy made a speech in Newport, Rhode Island to the American and Australian yacht racing teams on the eve of the America's Cup race. In it, the President discussed the human fascination with the sea. We hear part of that speech.