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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)

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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) (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:

TV commercial: Montreal Gazette (excerpt from "Ask Not" speech) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 25 Print Biographies | 35 Portrayals | 17 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 25 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 | The President of the United States

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[June 11, 1963] It is not enough to pin the blame on others, to say this is the problem of one section of one country or another, or deplore the fact that we face. A great change is at hand, and our task, our obligation, is to make that revolution, than change, peaceful and constructive for all. Those who do nothing are inviting shame, as well as violence. Those who act boldly are recognizing ... See more »

Trivia:

In 1940 he wrote the best-selling book "While England Slept", about some of the decisions which led to World War II. See more »

Trademark:

Chewed on end of earpice on sunglasses See more »

Nickname:

J.F.K. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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