Man Of The Year: John F. Kennedy, A Way with the People


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The taste of victory was fresh and sweet to John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Just about a year ago, he sat in the drawing room of his Georgetown home and spoke breezily about the office he would assume. "Sure it's" a big job," he said. "But I don't know anybody who can do it any better than I can. I'm going to be in it for four years. It isn't going to be so bad. You've got time to thinkĀ—and besides, the pay is pretty good."

One year later, on a cool, grey day,...

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