Kennedy and Johnson 1960’s. Chapter 20. John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35 th President/election of 1960. Defeats Richard Nixon – How? War-hero 1 st televised debate Kennedy looked good, held his own, well prepared. African-American vote Martin Luther King arrested
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.”
Embarrassment to Kennedy administration
"The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog's back 1234567890."
“This nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth”
Oswald is murdered on live TV by Jack Ruby
Medicaid – extended healthcare to welfare recipients
Medicare –insurance for 65 & older