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What was john f kennedys contributions to society?
John F. (Jack) Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier on September 12, 1953, at St. Mary's Church in Newport, Rhode Island. According to newspaper reports, the Catholic wedding ma…ss was attended by 750 guests and an additional 450 people joined the wedding reception, which took place at nearby Hammersmith Farm.
Yes, he had three. A daughter, Caroline Kennedy, born November 27, 1957. She expressed an interested in being appointed to Clinton's vacant Senate seat from New York. (After …Senator Hilary Clinton was appointed as the current Secretary of State, her Senate seat was vacant.) A son, John F. Kennedy, Jr. born November 25, 1960, and died in a self piloted airplane crash on July 16, 1999; killing himself, his wife and his wife's sister (his sister-in law). A son, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, born August 7, 1963, died August 9, 1963. He was born 5 1/2 weeks early, by emergency Cesarean delivery. He was just 4 pounds 10 1/2 ounces, and ultimately died of RDS or Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
President John F. Kennedy commanded a US Navy patrol torpedo boat (PT Boat) in the Pacific Ocean during WWII. The ship was rammed and split in two by a Japanese destroyer. Alt…hough two USA sailors were killed, President Kennedy saved the rest of his crew and was honored for his actions.
John's maternal grandfather was mayor of Boston and his father was very active in political activities. He wanted his oldest son to have a a political career but when he was k…illed in war, it fell upon John to satisfy his father's ambitions. John started by running for Congress.
He was a United States Senator for Massachusetts, from 1953-1960. JFK was also a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947-1953. Then of course he was President of… the United States from 1961 to his assassination in 1963.
President Kennedy is probably remembered for two contributions in particular. He originated the American space program which eventually (after his own death) resulted in the s…uccessful landing of Americans on the moon. He also handled the Cuban Missile Crisis successfully, preventing the USSR from placing nuclear missiles in Cuba without provoking a nuclear war (although war was only narrowly averted). Although the Cold War continued until 27 years after Kennedy's death, it is still true that Kennedy's actions played a role in the eventual end of the Cold War and the end of the communist bloc.
John F. Kennedy was President of the United States from 1961-1963. He was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. While his administration was short lived due to his assassination, hi…s New Frontier domestic program was carried out by his VP and successor to the office of president, Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy's administration was known for its vigor and enthusiasm. Many termed it America's Camelot. john f. Kennedy was the 35th president of the united states. he lived from 1917 to 1963. he was assassinated in Texas. he ran office from 1961 to 1963. he had three children but one died as and infant.
because he is a president
Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for the shooting of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Some people dispute the belief that Lee Harvey Oswald was the shooter. The arguement… against Lee Harvey Oswald as the shooter states that Kennedy's head moved back, giving the impression that one of the shots came from the front, not the rear. Some think there were multiple shooters as well. It is estimated there were up to four shooters with 2 to 3 of them hitting President Kennedy. Since JFK was only hit by two different bullets, it is hard to understand how three of them managed to hit him. Some say Oswald was set up to take the fall and be silenced; that Jack Ruby was allowed to shoot Oswald dead to quell any more information about the wider conspiracy. There were several witnesses who claimed to have heard shots from behind the wall and the grassy knoll among other vantage points. The arguement for Lee Harvey Oswald being the shooter states that JFK's head exploded forward and to the right, causing a twisting motion back and to the left as that was the only way it could go, according to Newton's Laws of Motion. Oswald murdered a police officer, and tried to shoot the arresting officers, an odd thing for an innocent man to do. There were people who later claimed they heard shots coming from other places. But the vast bulk of witnesses heard the shots from Oswald's direction. The other witnesses may have heard an echo instead of noticing the actual shots... or they may have enjoyed the attention, and perhaps money, they got for saying what some people wanted to hear. Oswald held up his own transfer, or would have been gone long before Jack Ruby showed up. He wanted to be famous and historical, and nothing else he had tried, including another attempt to assassinate a public figure, had worked.
He was the 35th President
What did John F. Kennedy Robert f Kennedy and martin Luther king jr assassinations have on American society?
All three people fought for the civil rights of the people, they united the people more closely.
he sent the first man to the moon
he loved space ships and he worked a lot trying to get it up and going.
US President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) was killed on November 22, 1963. The prevailing assumption is that John F. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald as he rode in an ope…n limousine through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Kennedy's wife Jacqueline was unhurt, but Texas Governor John Connally was also injured in the attack. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was riding in an open top limousine in a Dallas, TX, motorcade on November 22, 1963. Inside the limousine was John and Nellie Connally in the front seat and John and Jacqueline Kennedy in the back seat. When he entered Dealey Plaza three shots rang out. The first shot striking the asphalt and the second shot striking him in the neck/shoulder area. The second shot (also known as the magic bullet, because one side of the bullet did not show the considerable damage to it; the side invariably shown in conspiracy theorist books about the assassination.) went through President Kennedy and struck Governor John Connally in the upper back, through his wrist, and into his thigh. The exact instant of this shot could be determined by careful examination of the Zapruder film, as the bullet jerked at his lapel in passing. The third shot struck President Kennedy in the brain and somewhat less than half of his skull blew off, forward and to the right, causing his head to move back and to the left. Jackie jumped out of her seat, onto the back of the limo to retrieve a piece of skull but then was pushed back into her seat by Secret Service. He was then rushed to Parkland Hospital where he was pronounced dead after a priest administered his last rites. Lee Harvey Oswald was and is believed to have been the assassin. It is difficult, for example, to explain Oswald killing a police officer if he had done nothing wrong. Several theories regarding the people and circumstances surrounding President Kennedy's death have arisen over the years, but none supported by any vast preponderance of evidence, such as is available about Oswald. --- John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States of America was shot to death by Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22 1963 in Dallas, Texas A commission of inquiry: The Warren Commission, concluded that Oswald was acting alone and that no other person or persons was involved. This last conclusion is still disputed by some people. Oswald was never able to confirm that he acted alone as he himself was shot in police custody by Jack Ruby (a small-time nightclub manager/owner). Ruby died in 1967, having suffered from cancer while in prison.
John F Kennedy was most definitely not gay. He was known for his infidelities - all with women. The short answer is: John Kennedy was not gay. The long answe…r which is historically correct, is by Ian Young in a review of the book "Jack and Clem" aka: "The man who loved JFK" THE OLD black-and-white photograph shows two good-looking young men sitting close together on the back bumper of a car, their fingers touching gently as they fondle a dachshund pup. The one with glasses is squinting into the light. Both are smiling at the camera. They appear to be a gay couple with their little dog. They are in fact John F. Kennedy, future president of the United States, and K. LeMoyne Billings, his best friend and intimate companion. "That John Kennedy maintained a deep friendship with a man whom he knew to be gay, and did so in an age of homophobia-at great potential risk to his political career and reputation-is an extraordinary demonstration of loyalty and commitment," writes David Pitts, author of the first full account of what he characterizes as "a love story unknown to most Americans." But, he reminds us, "risk avoidance was not part of Jack Kennedy's DNA." Young Jack met the boy who was to be his lifelong best friend when they were prep school classmates together at Choate. Jack, the son of a self-made Boston Irish millionaire, was a wealthy, bright, good-looking boy with a wicked sense of fun. He was also skinny, sickly, and frail, continually falling ill and being subjected to various medical tests. Lem Billings, from a distinguished old American Protestant family, was taller, bigger, stronger, with a high-pitched voice and a loud laugh. They shared an insatiable intellectual curiosity, a robust sense of humor, and a disdain for petty rules. Within days of meeting, they were best friends, and their censorious housemaster was grinding his teeth over their "silly giggling" hijinks in the showers and their annoyingly "inseparable companionship." Lem soon became part of Jack's family and a huge favorite of both Kennedy parents. At Choate, boys who were interested in sexual involvement with other boys were courteous and discreet, writing notes on toilet paper so they could be easily swallowed or flushed. Early on in their friendship, Lem sent Jack such a note and Jack replied in their usual jocular way, adding in parentheses, "Please don't write to me on toilet paper any more. I'm not that kind of boy." With that out of the way, their relationship continued essentially unchanged until JFK's assassination thirty years later. When circumstances determined that Lem and Jack would attend different colleges, they kept in touch by telegram, sometimes dispatching up to seven a day, and they spent their weekends together in New York City. Throughout his life, Jack Kennedy coped with incapacity and severe pain from his various ailments-Addison's disease, colitis, hepatitis, malaria, recurring infections, and a bad back. Lem knew how to help Jack with all his old problems-and keep them confidential. Jack's medical tribulations are a frequent subject of his amusing early letters to Lem, some of which are quoted in Nigel Hamilton's 1992 book JFK: Reckless Youth. "Nobody is able to figure out what's wrong with me," he wrote from hospital. "They give me enemas till it comes out like drinking water which they all take a sip of," he wrote. "Then surrounded by nurses the doctor first stuck his finger up my ass. I just blushed because you know how it is. He wiggled it suggestively and I rolled 'em in the aisles by saying 'you have a good motion'!!" Jack's letters to Lem are full of endearments and jokey deprecations ... Sometimes he just tells him, "You're swell!" Billings was "a big, attractive guy who told wonderful stories and cheered everybody up," according to Pitts. Many photos show him roaring with laughter. Jack particularly enjoyed Lem's comic songs, his favorite being Lem's impersonation of Mae West singing "I'm No Angel": "Aw come on, let me cling to you like a vine,/ Make that low-down music trickle up your spine./ Baby I can warm you with this love of mine." The two friends' relationship remained essentially unchanged even when Kennedy became president. He offered Billings a choice of administration posts, but Billings, who worked in advertising and was once offered a job as the Marlboro Man, preferred to buy and restore old houses. He stayed frequently in the White House, where he had his own room; only he, the President, and Jackie required no White House pass. He traveled and holidayed regularly with Kennedy, who would often introduce him to foreign dignitaries as "Admiral Billings" or "Undersecretary Billings." Jack Kennedy, it seems, was perfectly comfortable around gay people. Another gay friend, aviation adviser Langdon Marvin, recalls a discussion that took place while Kennedy was in the bath, with Sinatra singing "All or Nothing at All" on the record player. And seeing Leonard Bernstein and Igor Stravinsky exchanging kisses on both cheeks at a state dinner, Jack asked, "How about me?" Although heterosexual, Kennedy's interest was in sexual conquest rather than in "spending much time with women." He enjoyed the company of bold, intelligent men who had a good sense of humor. "I just seem to be attracted by men like that," he said. "Maybe it's chemical." He told an aide, "I only got married because I was 37 and people would think I was queer." When he did marry, his wife got along well with Billings, who sometimes had to explain Jack to Jackie-or vice versa. It's easy to forget that in JFK's era, the press was far less intrusive than today. Pitts remarks that Kennedy's aides "knew that the press would never print a story about the President's best friend being gay-no more than they would print anything about his extramarital affairs." Or the precarious state of his health. The Kennedy-Billings friendship was first explored by Peter Collier and David Horowitz in their 1984 book The Kennedys: An American Drama. Nigel Hamilton's JFK: Reckless Youth (1995) drew from the extensive correspondence between Kennedy and Billings (some of Jack's letters to Lem are forty pages long) and Billings' 815-page oral history at the JFK Library. Now Jack & Lem rounds out the story, adding many vivid details, among them the fact that one of Kennedy's favorite gifts from Billings, a whale's-tooth scrimshaw, was buried with him. After Robert Kennedy's assassination, Billings became a surrogate father to Bobby Jr. and other Kennedy boys, several of whom have spoken of Billings with great affection. His leadership helped establish the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Library. Senator Ted Kennedy described the friendship between his brother and Billings as "a bond of perfect trust and understanding that served them all their lives." Eunice Kennedy Shriver is quoted as saying that "President Kennedy was a completely liberated man when he was with Lem." Another friend remarks of the two men's relationship, "it was love, and not all love has to be consummated." so he was gay
As US president, his American space program led to the successful landing of the first American in the moon. He also prevented the start of a nuclear war by preventing the… placing of missiles in Cuba, saving lives of many who could have lost their lives.