John F Kennedy Jfk Inaugural Speech

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"The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it – and the glow from that fire can truly light the world. And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country." This notable quote pronounced by John Fitzgerald Kennedy during his first inaugural address to the American public truly embodies the life of mission of JFK. The life and mission of John Fitzgerald Kennedy is exemplified through this quote which he proclaimed during his first inaugural address as president of the United States. John F. Kennedy and a New Generation, written by David Burner, is a biography that focuses on the successes, failures, controversies and presidency of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Burner discusses John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) in his role as United States citizen and leader. By providing specific information about the early life of the Kennedy family as well as the political mission of JFK, Burner allows the reader to see all trials and tribulations faced by Kennedy. In this detailed bibliography, readers are not swayed by the author’s opinion but are given the full background story…show more content…
It gives the reader a sense of the standards and ideals of the citizens of the time. This book allows the reader to gain much respect for JFK and the troubles he went through. There were many things happening behind the scenes that the citizens did not know of but now allow us to recognize how hard the job of president was at the time. This bibliography also shows that the president is not always an upstanding citizen and at some time or another messes up but as long as they own up to the fact that they are not perfect, the American people will show them a great sense of respect for their

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