Posts Tagged ‘JFK’

President Kennedy Urges Americans To Vote [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

President John F. Kennedy encourages you to show how strongly you believe in our democracy by exercising your right to vote on Tuesday, November 6. Found at YouTube from SixthFloorMuseum.

President John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Fifty years ago John F. Kennedy addressed the American people as their new president. The speech has gone down in history as one of the greatest speeches ever delivered. Found at YouTube from CSPAN.

Seven Videos For MLK Jr. Day

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Seven videos for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

  1. Civil Rights-Era Video Montage
  2. 1960s-Era Civil Rights
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech
  4. John F. Kennedy’s Televised Address On Civil Rights
  5. Bridge To Freedom
  6. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech – I’ve Been To The Mountaintop
  7. Robert F. Kennedy Announces The Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Kennedy/Nixon Presidential Debate – 1960

Monday, September 27th, 2010

On September 26, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon stood before an audience of 70 million Americans—two-thirds of the nation’s adult population—in the first nationally televised Presidential debate. This first of four debates held before the end of October gave a vast national audience the opportunity to see and compare the two candidates, and ushered in a new age of Presidential politics. Found at YouTube from JFKLF.

Civil Rights-Era Video Montage

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The description at YouTube from BBCMotionGalleryNYLA: The footage you are about to see is unforgettable, even unimaginable.

Both BBC News and CBS News extensively covered the American Civil Rights movement, from the 1955-1956 Montgomery bus boycott to the student-led sit-ins of the 1960s to the huge March on Washington in 1963. Rare footage includes Freedom Summer, Malcolm X and Black Power, and the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

With a far-ranging selection of powerful, often wrenching images, our footage captures the danger, drama, and bravery of the civil rights movement. Visit the BBC Motion Gallery for more of this dramatic footage.

John F Kennedy’s Televised Address On Civil Rights

Monday, January 18th, 2010

President John F. Kennedy’s June 11, 1963 radio and television address to the American people on civil rights. Found at YouTube from MCamericanpresident.