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35th president of the United States

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John F. Kennedy: 35th president of the United States
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his work as president concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming president.

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11/25: Newtown report addresses gunman's mental health; Green Berets share special bond with JFK

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