John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
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John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)

This media gallery features images of President John F. Kennedy from the National Archives.
Grades K-13+
JFK - Primary Resources: Nation's Space Effort, 1962
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JFK - Primary Resources: Nation's Space Effort, 1962

In September 1962, John F. Kennedy explained the nation's space effort and why mankind must go to the moon ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
The Kennedys - Primary Resources: JFK on Civil Rights
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The Kennedys - Primary Resources: JFK on Civil Rights

On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy addressed the nation on the most pressing domestic issue of the day ...
Grades 9-12
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The Presidents - Biography: 35. John F. Kennedy
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The Presidents - Biography: 35. John F. Kennedy

Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, John F. Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Recent assessments ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961) and Resource Materials
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Grades 6-13+
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National Archives
The Legacy of President John F Kennedy Special Resource Guide
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Grades 7-13+
Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald Teacher's Guide
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Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald Teacher's Guide

  Students will explore the character and motivations of President Kennedy's assassin, with this Teacher's Guide to "Who Was ...
Grades 9-12
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JFK - Primary Resources: Letter from Kennedy to Ngo Dinh Diem, 1961
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Grades 9-12
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Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 5 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 7 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Episode 15: We Shall Overcome | Freedom: A History of US
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Episode 15: We Shall Overcome | Freedom: A History of US

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963 brutally opened a decade that promised peace but yielded violence ...
Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 3 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 1 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 8 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 2 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 4 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
Teacher's Guide. Episode 15: We Shall Overcome: Segment 6 | Freedom: A History of US
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Grades 6-12
JFK - Primary Resources: Accepting the NY Liberal Party Nomination, 1960
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Grades 9-12
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American Experience
Jacqueline Kennedy
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Jacqueline Kennedy

Photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy taken by Mark Shaw. She was the wife of President John F. Kennedy and the First Lady of the United States ...
Grades K-13+
Whose Air Do You Share? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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Grades 6-13+
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Kennedy's Flexible Response to Communism
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Kennedy's Flexible Response to Communism

As this video from American Experience: "JFK" reveals, President Kennedy was determined to fight Communism. Although he believed that it ...
Grades 9-13+
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