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Essay | JFK and the Camelot Myth

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JFK and the Camelot Myth

Summary: Examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy. Describes how the Camelot myth evolved. Explores how his widow helped shape history.
We all grow up in an era we could call our own. John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) had no choice because his years were set to be called the Camelot years. Unlike many of the lower- and middle-class people JFK grew up in a nice, wealthy family. His father Joseph Kennedy, Sr., was an Irish Catholic from Boston, who made a fortune investing in the stock market and was later appointed Ambassador to Great Britain. As an ambassador he supported Britain's policy of appeasing Hitler in the years before World War II. Joseph's ambitions as a politician were thwarted, so he passed them to his children, mainly John.

At age ten, JFK moved to New York with his family where he lived out his childhood up to high school. His father sent him to a prestigious school in Connecticut, Choate. He became very popular with his...

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