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Current Event November 28, 2013

Kennedy’s Inspiring Message

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the youngest man elected to the presidency and the first and only Roman Catholic to serve as president. His election represented a departure from the status quo. The message Kennedy delivered in his inauguration speech on January 20, 1961 served as inspiration for a generation. Listen to hear excerpts of his speech and learn how it inspired four young people to action.

US History II Civics/Government Politics

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AIR DATE: 01/18/2011

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