Category Archives: JFK Presidency

David Von Pein: Q&A With President John F. Kennedy- April 19, 1963

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The first questions in this presidential news conference asked to President Kennedy, was about Cuba. With someone actually asking President Kennedy did his administration have any plans to invade Cuba. … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President John F. Kennedy’s American University Peace Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the whole point of President Kennedy’s speech here is that as different as the American and Russian form of government’s and system’s during the Cold War were, that the … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Michael Kazin: ‘JFK’s Assassination Made Governing Harder’

Source: The New Democrat There were columns and blog posts written about a month ago talking about why there hasn’t been a liberal version of the Tea Party movement. Which is something I believe Liberal Democrats need if we ever want … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: NBC News- Huntley Brinkley Report: Outtakes From An Interview With President John F. Kennedy

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press President Kennedy, getting a rare opportunity at a retake of an interview that he had before. David Brinkley and Chet Huntley, interviewing President Kennedy about Vietnam. Which of course in … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: Video: President John F. Kennedy’s Cuban Missile Crisis Speech: 10/22/1962

David Von Pein: Video: President John F. Kennedy's Cuban Missile Crisis Speech: 10/22/1962 What President Kennedy showed during this crisis was to show that his National Security Council was on top of the situation from the beginning. And the question … Continue reading

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Helmer Reenberg: President John F. Kennedy’s 51st Press Conference, March 6, 1963

This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState John F. Kennedy, when he became President of The United States in 1961 wanted to do a few things as it relates to economic policy. Go further in social insurance so more … Continue reading

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CBS News: President John F. Kennedy- Presidential Inaugural Address: The Liberal Democratic Vision

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState Inaugural address’ are interesting at least for this reason and depending on what the President at the time says can be interesting for that reason as well but they are at least … Continue reading

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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy: CBS Evening News- Walter Cronkite’s Interview of President Kennedy, September 2nd, 1963

This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press In September, 1963, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite sat down with President Jack Kennedy and interviewed him up in Massachusetts. To talk about the issues he was dealing with. Jack Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Public Resource: CBS News- President John F. Kennedy After Two Years

This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press Jack Kennedy came to the White House in 1961 with a broad agenda that included civil rights for African-Americans, Federal aid to public education, health insurance for seniors and an economic … Continue reading

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Universal Newsreel: President John F. Kennedy Proposes Tax Cut in 1962: JFK Proposing Liberal Tax Cuts

Source: Universal Newsreel: Income Tax Cut- JFK Hopes To Spur The Economy- 1962-63 In 1962, President Kennedy a Liberal Democrat, but an actual Liberal Democrat, not someone who’s called a Liberal Democrat, but who’s politics suggests they are something else instead, … Continue reading

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