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John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)


John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times, the first one being when he was a... See full bio »

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(age 46) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment
Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment Himself - President of the United States
(1963)
Kennedy-Nixon Debate
(1960)
An Answer
An Answer Himself - U.S. President
(1962)
Television Land
Television Land (Archival footage)
(1971)

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 1966 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (book "Why England Slept" - 1 episode)
- The Age of Kennedy, Part I: The Early Years (1966) ... (book "Why England Slept" - uncredited)
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (based on his Pulitzer prize-winning book - 1 episode)
- Oscar W. Underwood (1964) ... (based on his Pulitzer prize-winning book)
 1962 The John Glenn Story (Documentary short) (with the approval of The President of the United States - as The President of the United States)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Profile in Courage (1956) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Book (w/Allen Nevins): "Stragegy of Peace" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 28 Print Biographies | 38 Portrayals | 19 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

JFK | John Fitzgerald Kennedy | John Kennedy | Pres. John F. Kennedy | President John F. Kennedy | President John F Kennedy | President Kennedy | Senator John F. Kennedy | Kennedy | The President of the United States

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[to 49 Nobel Prize winners who came for dinner] This is the most extraordinary collection of talent that has ever gathered at the White House--with the possibility of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone. See more »

Trivia:

Personally ordered the Bay of Pigs invasion on 4 April 1961. See more »

Trademark:

Boston accent See more »

Nickname:

Crash Kennedy See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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