Quote by John F. Kennedy: “I really dont know why it is that all of us ar...”
We Are Tied to the Ocean
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th U. John F. Kennedy , as he is lovingly called, was a man of ambition and intelligence, but without the air of conceit usually present in some men similar to his position. Despite the difficult issues he faced during his term e. Cuban Missile Crisis and civil rights for African American citizens , he still managed to shine and perform his duties. He inspired many Americans to take a more active role for their country.
May 29, marks the th birthday of President John F. Millions of Americans may find themselves at this time reflecting on the life of a man whose legacy still shines brightly in our national consciousness. Regardless of politics or party, sailors everywhere share a special connection to President Kennedy. Other presidents have sailed recreationally, of course—Franklin D. Roosevelt, for one—but Jack Kennedy had a lifelong passion for the sport. Kennedy grew up sailing with his family on the waters off Cape Cod, and in the competitive spirit that he and his siblings shared, took to racing with great enthusiasm.
Part of a series marking the year anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy in Brookline. Former President John F. Kennedy would have turned years old this month. Born in Brookline, JFK remained a son of Massachusetts during his presidency and came home frequently. In fact, the late president delivered some of his best-known speeches in his home state.