JFK50 | Justice for All

In 1961, John F. Kennedy stepped into the American presidency. He accepted the challenge of leadership. He asked his country to do the same. Today his legacy inspires us. Commemorating the legacy of the JFK presidency 50 years later, JFK 50 celebrates the past to awaken the future.

These quotations are the words of JFK, the 35th President of the United States.

They were written or spoken in response to important issues of his era: the 1950's and 1960's.

Please choose the quote that you like best and explain why it is relevant to you today:

 The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.

 All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop those talents.

 I want every American free to stand up for his rights, even if sometimes he has to sit down for them.

 This nation was founded by men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.

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