Today is the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's inauguration speech where he famously said "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." Kennedy was America's 35th President and the youngest elected to office, at 43. He's also the only Catholic president and the only president who's won a Pulitzer Prize. So, how good was JFK's speech? Give this a read.
A lot of people have compared Barack Obama to Kennedy. So, how does Obama stack up? Here are some thoughts from a man who knew Kennedy well.
Also, American photographer Phil Stern has a series of previously unseen photos from Kennedy's inauguration and the ball that night, that include Frank Sinatra. There's some neat stories in there too. Check em out here.
On a side note... How did we go from Kennedy to this guy ?