john-kennedy

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JFK’s Thanksgiving wish: That we’re ‘humbly grateful’ for what brings us together

BY: - November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time of tradition. And in 2019, which now seems like a lifetime away, we here at the Capital-Star decided to start some traditions of our own.

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Consumer rights are worthless without enforcement | Opinion

BY: - March 17, 2019

JFK pushed consumer rights to the top of the national agenda in 1962, leading to a raft of new laws offering new protections. But without enforcement, such rights are meaningless.

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When image trumps ideology: How JFK created the template for the modern presidency | Opinion

BY: - February 18, 2019

Many subsequent presidents would follow the template he created, from Republicans Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump to Democrats Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.