HIST173_JFK Class Discussion
HIST173_JFK Class Discussion HIST173
Long Beach State
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Date Created: 05/02/16
J F Kennedy -‐youngest president -‐2 brothers died -‐family -‐unhealthy-‐back issues -‐had affairs -‐Pres during the Cuban missile crisi s -‐Kennedy compound in Cape Co d -‐catholic -‐on the back of the half dollar coin -‐democratic -‐conspiracy -‐conspiracy with Marilyn Monro e -‐pre during cold war -‐first pres born in the 20th century -‐first pres that comes of age where the majority of Am have tvs in their homes -‐Eisenhower was a former military leade r -‐not youthful looking -‐not connecting to the pp l -‐first pres to utilize the media -‐utilized moving image -‐runs a close campaign with Nixon -‐JFK was able to outmaneuver Nixon -‐the first and only catholic pres presidency -‐pres for 2 1/2 years -‐progressive on some issue s -‐didn’t make structural change s -‐not as effective as Truman about rac e -‐hesitant about implementing racial issue s Linden Banes Johnson -‐VP of JFK -‐later becomes president -‐becomes pres with all these change s -‐the changes that JF started were later taken over by Johnso n Religion -‐protestant Christian -‐later presidents were mostly protestant Christia n -‐JFK broke the streak of protestant Christian s Media -‐life of the pres of JFK was covered live -‐his life was presented in video event s -‐because so much of his life was broadcasted live, ppl felt more connected to hi m -‐Lee Harvey Oswald-‐assassinated JFK -‐publicized and shot by jack rub y -‐funeral broadcasted for 3 days -‐captivates the imaginations of Am -‐not the first pres to be assassinated but the first to be assassinated publicly
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