John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy , commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and much of his presidency focused on managing relations with the Soviet Union. He was a member of the Democratic Party who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate prior to becoming president. Wikipedia*

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John F. Kennedy has 51 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1953 Vignette as a Democratic Senator for Massachusetts. The year with the most videos was 1963 with 12 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1961 with an average of 7,374 views per program. Most appearances with Richard "Dick" M. Nixon (7), Lyndon Baines Johnson (3), Robert McNamara (2). Most common tags: Kennedy, John F., American Presidents, Cuba.

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U.S. President, United States
c. January 20, 1961 - c. November 22, 1963 Videos: 38 U.S. Senator, D-MA January 1, 1952 - December 22, 1960 Videos: 12 U.S. Representative, D-MA 11th January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953 Videos: 0

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