In Memoriam: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Ask not what your country can do for you...
From the moment he took office, JFK took the nation by storm with an inspirational optimism. His captivating inauguration speech, which claimed one should "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country," resonated in the hearts and minds of many Americans.
Listen to JFK as he delivers his famous inaugural address that represents many educators' mantra. JFK was a remarkable man and is part of what history may deem the most significant era of change in our country. Many lessons beyond citizenship have evolved from his legacy over the past 50 years.