Part 2, Chapter 1

The first chapter of "JFK" part 2. In 1961, John F. Kennedy was inaugurated president: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." JFK gives the first live televised press conference.

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Who is your favorite 20th-century American president? Was it Reagan? Kennedy? Clinton? Or one of the other 14 men who helped usher the United States through the 1900s? Who do you think was the most influential?