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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American statesman who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and much of his  ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2013/11/22/americans-think-john-f-kennedy-was-one-of-our-greatest-presidents-he-wasnt

Nov 22, 2013 ... Kennedy was a brilliant rhetorician who inspired a generation of young Americans, and his death left a lingering scar on the American psyche. But it's important that his presidency be evaluated on its actual merits. And on the merits, John F. Kennedy was not a good president. Here are six reasons why.

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/08/the-legacy-of-john-f-kennedy/309499

Historians tend to rate JFK as a good president, not a great one. ... The most important, and most famous, was his adept management of the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, widely considered the most perilous moment since World War II. .... John F. Kennedy was a good president but not a great one, most scholars concur .

www.quora.com/Was-John-F-Kennedy-a-good-president

John F. Kennedy was a breath of fresh air when the country and the teenage boomer population needed something, anything, to capture their imagination and give them some goals. The U.S. had some peace after WWII, but mostly the country was doing what it always did: put the men back to work, leave the wives and kids ...

www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2013/11/22/50-years-after-jfks-assassination-was-he-a-great-president

Nov 22, 2013 ... Despite the fact that he wasn't even in office for three years, JFK is widely believed to be one of the nation's best leaders. A recent Gallup poll found that 74 percent of Americans considered him an "outstanding" president, and in 2010, 85 percent of those surveyed approved of the way he handled his job ...

www.historyextra.com/article/premium/jfk-style-over-substance

May 29, 2017 ... In popular opinion, JFK is regularly ranked among the best American presidents, but how well does his record stand up to historical scrutiny? On the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, Mark White considered how we should view him today. This article was first published in the December 2013 ...

www.forbes.com/sites/geoffloftus/2013/11/20/jfk-myth-or-great-leader

Nov 20, 2013 ... President John F. Kennedy and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara (Photo: Wikipedia). Fifty years after his murder in Dallas, our youngest, elected president, John F. Kennedy, is mythologized – a romantic hero in the White House to many. A Gallup poll shows many Americans think he was the best of ...

www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/john-f-kennedy

Elected in 1960 as the 35th president of the United States, 43-year-old John F. Kennedy became the youngest man and the first Roman Catholic to hold that office. He was born into one of America's wealthiest families and parlayed an elite education and a reputation as a military hero into a successful run for Congress in ...

www.debate.org/opinions/was-john-f-kennedy-the-last-great-president

No, John F. Kennedy was not the last great president. There have been several presidents since John F. Kennedy that could be considered great. Although JFK was highly regarded as being great, I also believe that George Bush and George W Bush were equally as great. Some may disagree with me, but it is my personal  ...