JFK: The Most Popular President?

American History Hit

Who was JFK? How popular was he in his lifetime? And how did his untimely death impact the world’s memory of him?

In this first of two episodes to mark 60 years since President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, we are exploring his personality and popularity.

Don is joined by Fredrick Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School. Fredrick’s most recent book is ‘JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century’.

Produced by Sophie Gee. Edited by Joseph Knight. Senior Producer was Charlotte Long.

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