American POTUS

Young JFK: The Man Before the Presidency

December 18, 2020 Frederik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize Winner Season 1 Episode 13
American POTUS
Young JFK: The Man Before the Presidency
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American POTUS
Young JFK: The Man Before the Presidency
Dec 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
Frederik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize Winner

The presidency and tragic ending to the JFK era is well known, but how did POTUS 35 grow into the legend that inspires and haunts many to this day?  His path to the White House included family privilege, luck, disease, heartbreak, but most of all – personal perseverance.  We're covering the All-American story of how a young John Fitzgerald Kennedy went from supporting role to top billing on Pennsylvania Avenue.

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The presidency and tragic ending to the JFK era is well known, but how did POTUS 35 grow into the legend that inspires and haunts many to this day?  His path to the White House included family privilege, luck, disease, heartbreak, but most of all – personal perseverance.  We're covering the All-American story of how a young John Fitzgerald Kennedy went from supporting role to top billing on Pennsylvania Avenue.