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That was the tipping point that narrowly gave him the election victory over Richard Nixon. JFK had committed to winning a second term and the polls prior to his death looked promising. Bush and Barack Obama -- five presidents who won re-election bids. I say still likely because Kennedy was a sick man.
Civil Rights On recordings made in the White House just before his death, President Kennedy told advisers that he expected a tough re-election campaign because of his support of civil rights. It faced fierce opposition in Congress -- mostly from southern Democrats.
Kennedy rejected an attempt to substitute a bill that would allow segregation at public facilities to continue, but it was stalled in Congress when Kennedy died. By JulyJohnson and his allies got the act approved.
If Kennedy had lived, the debate over the Civil Rights Act would never have occurred during an election year. Kennedy would have waited until after the election with the hope of having more leverage in Congress to pass the act. Space Program On May 25,President Kennedy stood before Congress to deliver a special message on urgent national needs.
Within a year, Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom traveled into space. In FebruaryJohn Glenn orbited the earth. His success inspired a great army of people who worked to reach the moon. Each mission lasted longer than the one before and gathered more data. Gemini was the second NASA spaceflight program.
Its goals were to perfect the entry and re-entry maneuvers of a spacecraft and conduct further tests on how individuals are affected by long periods of space travel. The Apollo Program followed Project Gemini.
It was to land humans on the moon and assure a safe return to Earth. ET, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon. Six hours later, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step onto the lunar surface. Both men were returned safely to the earth.
His death speeded up our human destiny to explore and populate beyond Earth. Khrushchev developed a respect for Kennedy as a man he could trust and deal with. It took a quarter century for frosty relations to thaw till Ronald Reagan asked for the Berlin Wall to come down.
The reason was the Domino theory. I think everybody was quite clear that the rest of Southeast Asia would fall and this is the quandary he wrestled with.
JFK then made it his priority to stabilize the region by assisting with military material and advisers, but he was loath to putting American army boots on the ground. It gave Johnson the ability to commit massive amounts of U.
Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived. It was based on research of data and transcripts from the Kennedy administration. Masutani and the researchers concluded that Kennedy would have sought a more diplomatic solution than Johnson. It saw the president going against the advice of his military advisers to find a diplomatic solution.
De-classified planning documents from November 20,2 days before JFK was shot verify that Kennedy wanted all military personnel out of Vietnam by the end ofunless there were "justified" exceptions. So did well over a million Vietnamese. History changed when JFK was assassinated.
Garry Rodgers is a retired homicide detective and forensic coroner, now bestselling crime writer. Follow Garry Rodgers on Twitter: Former homicide detective and forensic coroner MORE:On Friday, November 22nd , John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the thirty-fifth president of the United States, was assassinated while he rode in an open limousine though the streets of Dallas.
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