“Kennedy History”
14 Stories:1954-2014

Road to the White House

“JFK’s 1960 Campaign”

Primaries & Fall Election

The historic campaign,
with city-by-city itinerary
— and lots of photos.

Politics & Culture

“JFK’s Pacific Swim”

August 1962

A surprise “Presidential
swim” by John F. Kennedy
at Santa Monica,CA.

Publishing & Politics

“Profiles in Courage”

1954-2008

The best-selling book that
helped give Jack Kennedy
national notice.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”

1957

After a brush with 1956
V.P. slot, JFK sets sights
on 1960 presidential run.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”

1958

As JFK wins big in U.S.
Senate re-election, he also
campaigns nationally.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”

1959

In the 3rd year of his
“unofficial campaign,”
JFK is front-runner.

Politics & Celebrity

“The Jack Pack”

Pt.1: 1958-60

Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”
cavort with & campaign for
JFK in his White House bid.

 Politics & Celebrity

“The Jack Pack”

Pt. 2: 1961-64

Good times JFK Inaugural
is followed by some falling
out and tragic endings.

Politics & Baseball

“Jack & Stan”

JFK-Musial: 1960

Politician & ballplayer
form campaign alliance
and a friendship.

Politics & Publishing

“Mailer on Kennedy”

Taschen Book: 2014

“Superman” in the 1960
presidential campaign,
by Mailer & Taschen.

Icons & Advertising

“JFK, Pitchman?”

2009

A popular ex-President is
used in print & TV ads to
sell Omega watches.

Statues & Icons

“JFK’s Texas Statue”

Ft. Worth: 2012

Recounting the upbeat
1963 visit that inspired
a JFK tribute site.

RFK History

“1968 Presidential Race”

Democrats

Story includes RFK
bid for nomination &
June 1968 assassination.

RFK History

“RFK in Brooklyn”

1966-1972

Robert F. Kennedy gave
hope to urban poor of
Bedford-Stuyvesant.

 

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Date Posted: 10 November 2013
Last Update: 26 March 2016
Comments to: jdoyle@pophistorydig.com

Article Citation:
Jack Doyle, “Kennedy History – 14 Stories: 1954-2014”
Topics Page, PopHistoryDig.com, September 22, 2013.

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