AMERICAN NOTES: J.F.K. Revised

A decade of war, social upheaval and uncertainty has blurred and shifted the memory of that crisp, snow-covered day when the New Frontier began ten years ago last week. Not only on the college campuses and in the underground press, but also in liberal journals, John F. Kennedy's ringing Inaugural Address now seems hollow, even dangerous to some of those who once admired it.

Using the hateful and typical invective of the day, a student editor at the University of Wisconsin calls Kennedy "one of the bigger pigs," although he admits, "I cried when he was killed." Speaking for...

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