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When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were.

 
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John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963, 35th President of the United States (Democrat, MA), Speech at a dinner honoring his 44th birthday, Washington DC, May 27, 1961

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John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
  • Born: May 29, 1917
  • Died: November 22, 1963
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician and journalist who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. A member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming president.

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