John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States, and he remains famous for the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, the Alliance for Progress and his own assassination. He was also an active adv... More »

John F. Kennedy was in office for 2 years and 10 months. He defeated Richard Nixon to become the 35th President on January 20, 1961. He was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, TX on N... More »

John F. Kennedy is considered a hero because of his handling of foreign policy issues and his commitment to the civil rights movement. He is widely applauded for dealing with the Cuban missile crisis and was instrumental... More »

Dwight D. Eisenhower served as president of the United States before John F. Kennedy. Eisenhower was first elected president in 1952, and he was re-elected in 1956. More »

Lyndon B. Johnson was the president of the United States after John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Johnson became the 36th president on November 22, 1963. More »

John F. Kennedy demonstrated leadership qualities of charisma, energy, enthusiasm and confidence, which helped him secure the position of 35th president of the United States. Kennedy assumed the presidency at age 43, mak... More »

Lee Harvey Oswald, former U.S Marine and Soviet Union defector, is believed to be the sole person responsible for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Oswald is believed to have shot three times at the preside... More »