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Memories, Parallels of JFK's and BHO's Inauguration

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Forty-eight years before Barack Obama's inauguration, I was a teenager, sitting in front of a 12-inch Motorola console, watching 43 year-old John F. Kennedy of inaugurated as our 35th President.

Ghosts of 1960

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

For all the advantages that Barack Obama has this year, the same problems that nearly led to Kennedy losing to Nixon are lurking just below the surface of the 2008 political landscape.

Obama: Weak Like JFK

Robert Silvers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Silvers

If JFK's multi-act dance with Krushchev taught us anything, it's that negotiation isn't weakness. As to the historical analogies, bring 'em on. There's worse than being compared to a Kennedy.