PBS NewsHour

John F. Kennedy, symbol of a generation, left mixed legacy

Clip: 05/28/2017 | 4m 45s

Monday marks the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy, the nation’s 35th president, whose tenure was cut short by his assassination in 1963. His three years in office saw Cold War crises, the expansion of space exploration, the beginning of the Peace Corps and an emphasis on public service. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield looks back at his legacy.

Aired: 05/28/17

Rating: NR

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