Let us not be deceived we are today in the midst of a cold war.
John F. Kennedy
- 35th President after Eisenhower's two terms
- Wins 1960 election, begins 1961 with Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson
- Defeats Richard Nixon
- Youngest President at 43, 20 years younger than average
- First and only Catholic President and his leadership style was different
- Advocate of the Space Race - famous speech
- Speech gives people hope; he is different because other president always talked about war and communism
- Some people feared that he might not be tough enough
He was the youngest president, whose leadership style was different. He gave people hope.