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President John F. Kennedy

Abraham Lincoln Kennedy


President John Kennedy was the youngest president to be elected into office and the first to be born in the 20th century. Although his life and presidency were cut short by his assasination, his legacy still inspires many.

John F. Kennedy Videos

John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy Inauguration
President John F. Kennedy is sworn in on January 23, 1961 along with Vice President Johnson. Included is Kennedy's inaugural address, parade and celebrations.


John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy Speech
This is an exerpt of a rare color documentary of President John F. Kennedy giving a speech after reviewing the naval forces. It includes rare color footage of Kennedy boarding both Marine One and Airforce One.

John F. KennedyJohn Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums
This biography presents the thousand days of John F. Kennedy's presidency, from his inauguration in 1961 to his tragic death on November 22, 1963. Emphasizing Kennedy's and America's hopes for his term as...

Cuban Missile CrisisThe Cuban Missile Crisis
This newsreel presents what has been come to be known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, or the October Crisis. In the midst of the cold war, the U.S. discovered that the Soviet Union was placing strategc missiles in Cuba...

Cuban BlockadeThe Cuban Blockade
During the Cuban Missile Crisis, President Kennedy ordered a blockade of all Soviet ships approaching Cuba. Although he was pressured by military leaders to escalate actions, Kennedy hoped that the blockade would help...

Cuban BlockadeThe Cuban Missle Crisis Speech New!
President Kennedy's speech to the American people during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Kennedy ordered a blockade of all Soviet ships approaching Cuba. Although he was pressured by military leaders to escalate actions...

Cuban Missile CrisisSymposium on Intelligence/Cuban Missile Crisis
In October of 1962, as the cold war continued, U.S. intelligence agencies discovered that the Soviet Union was placing nuclear missiles in Cuba. Members of the Intelligence community during the time of the crisis...

Cuban Missile CrisisThe Warren Report: Kennedy Assasination
The Warren Report, named after Chief Justice Earl Warren, was the official government investigation into the Kennedy assasination. This CBS presentation highlights the official findings and adds interviews and recreations...


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