1960's Cold War FECKOAPUSH
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- Kennedy's plan for US domestic policy
- -Extension of New Deal
- -Stop business recession
- -Spur nation's growth rate
- "Let's get the country moving again"
The televised debates between JFK and Nixon. Most watched political debate thus far.
The man who appeared best on television looked like the best candidate-but did they have what it took to be a president?
"Ask not what can your country can do..."
Famous JFK quote from his inaugural address. These brave words worried those who thought that [the words] could lead the US into world conflict.
Georgian who was appointed as Secretary of State by Kennedy, he was also the president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
Robert S. McNamera
Appointed by Kennedy as Secretary of Defense. Also president of Ford Motor Company. He was very neat and precise.
Appointed by Kennedy as Secretary of the Treasury. Kennedy hoped that this appointment would prove that he will be sound in economic matters.
Robert F. Kennedy
JFK's brother who was a lawyer. JFK appointed him as the Attorney General, and became JFK's closest adviser.
Bay of Pigs
Attempt to overthrow the new leader of Cuba, Castro, by training and supplying arms to Anti-Castro Cubans and beginning a revolution. Failed pitifully, and US involvement was uncovered.
Director of the CIA. Brother of Secretary of State Dulles.
Leader of Soviet Union 1953-1964
Revolutionary and Communist leader of Cuba 1959-foreverandever.
The wall constructed in 1961 that cut off West Berlin from East Berlin (and the East Germany that surrounded them.
Kennedy's plan to vary the intensity of US involvement based on the situation on hand. Wanted a choice between nothing and Massive Retaliation.
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