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John F. Kennedy

She was lighting the pilot light in the oven when they announced John F. Kennedy was dead, and she sat right down on the kitchen floor and cried.
Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
  35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps, Space Race, and partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; ordered the Bay of Pigs invasion and response to the Cuban Missile Crisis; assassinated (1917-1963)
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John F. Kennedy John Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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  • She was lighting the pilot light in the oven when they announced John F. Kennedy was dead, and she sat right down on the kitchen floor and cried.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
  • "John F. Kennedy," he said.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • It was the school John F. Kennedy attended as a child.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • His name was John F. Kennedy.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky

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  • It reminded me of the eternal flame they’d put on John F. Kennedy’s grave that will never go out no matter what.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • The 2003 Harvard University study about immigrant effects on wages is "The Labor Demand Curve Is Downward Sloping: Reexamining the Impact of Immigration on the Labor Market," by George J. Borjas, professor of economics and social policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • They were Lance Rumfoord., of Newport, Rhode Island, and his bride,, the former Cynthia Landry., who had been a childhood sweetheart of John F. Kennedy in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Brown, which is used to dealing with real celebrities, like John Kennedy Jr., remained nonplussed, and by senior year Cedric’s days were returning to their pedestrian collegiate rhythm.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • I kept picturing him there, in the house with the Japanese maple and the hardwood floors, counting his breath, squeezing out every moment with his loved ones, while I spent so many hours on things that meant absolutely nothing to me personally: movie stars, supermodels, the latest noise out of Princess Di or Madonna or John F. Kennedy, Jr. In a strange way, I envied the quality of Morrie’s time even as I lamented its diminishing supply.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • John F. Kennedy began his public service career as a PT-boat commander in the South Pacific in World War II.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage

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  • Morton Cratzchbarken, in an admittedly sensationalized address to The National Colloquium on Psychic Phenomena last year, said that the two most stunning events of the twentieth century have been the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 and the destruction that came to Chamberlain, Maine, in May of 1979.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • First he rang Federal Judge Woodrow Seals, a feisty old guy who had been appointed by President John F. Kennedy.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • I was as sure of Them as I was of other people I had never met but had heard of, like my grandfather Charlie Bundrum, or John Kennedy, or Alan Ladd.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • A half-dozen oils, one of them a portrait of the ship’s namesake, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, dotted the other walls, themselves covered with expensive-looking paneling.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • In the place of honor hung a picture showing, side by side with his own face, the smiling face of John F. Kennedy.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • We’d never been to Dallas before, and the next day, we decided to visit the John F. Kennedy memorial, as part of our "Highlights of Texas" tour.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • No matter how many times the murder of John F. Kennedy is debated, no one has ever satisfactorily explained a burst of smoke from a grassy knoll three hundred yards away from the motorcade.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Do you, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, do solemnly swear .
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • With Alice beside me, I slowly cruised through Golden Gate Park on John F. Kennedy Drive.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • He loved the freedom to follow his passions: for John F. Kennedy, for Fred Astaire, for Ted Williams.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • John Kennedy was a so-and-so—
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • John Kennedy’s genius, he’d read somewhere, was that he worked out one problem at a time.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • It avoids what linguists call the intrusive "r," pronouncing saw as sawr or, as John Kennedy did, Cuba as Cuber.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Outside of scores of confirmed hits, many think he was the puff of smoke on the grassy knoll in Dallas, the true killer of John Kennedy.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Surely, John F. Kennedy (who was six feet tall according to his biography, my height exactly) did not have to squat at his boarding school.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Chancellor Kohl, Governing Mayor Diepgen, ladies and gentlemen: Twenty-four years ago, President John F. Kennedy visited Berlin, speaking to the people of this city and the world at the City Hall.
    Ronald Reagan  --  Tear Down This Wall Speech
  • Out of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, Flight 353, bound for Los Angeles, ordinarily would have followed a more southerly corridor than the one it traveled that August evening.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • We were sure that ours was a nation of the ballot, not the bullet, until the murders of John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. We were taught that our armies were always invincible and our causes were always just, only to suffer the agony of Vietnam.
    Jimmy Carter  --  A Crisis of Confidence
  • President John F. Kennedy had come to Welch not long after he was elected and personally handed out the nation’s first food stamps here on McDowell Street, to prove his point that—though ordinary Americans might find it hard to believe—starvation-level poverty existed right in their own country.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • President John F. Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, Texas, and taken to the hospital.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • After chronicling the last days of Abraham Lincoln, the progression to John Kennedy was a natural.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • One child was positive that John Kennedy was the first President of the United States.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • "I, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, do solemnly swear," the new president repeats in a clipped Boston accent.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • John F. Kennedy well understands that the public adores Jackie.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But John Kennedy ignores the cold.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In the summer of 2002 a National Geographic Society expedition found that the legend of John F. Kennedy’s courage lives on in the faraway Solomon Islands.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • I thought of the people I’d read about—John F. Kennedy, James Joyce, Humphrey Bogart—who went to boarding school, and their adventures—Kennedy, for example, loved pranks.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • In less than 1,400 words, John Fitzgerald Kennedy defines his vision for the nation.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Approximately 4,500 miles away, in the Soviet city of Minsk, an American who did not vote for John F. Kennedy is fed up.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • John Kennedy will one day liken the relationship to that of puppets and their puppet master.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Expedition members met Eroni Kumana, the man whose simple canoe saved my father’s life and changed the course of history, and his son, John F. Kennedy Kumana.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • As senator, and as president, in foreign policy and domestic affairs, John F. Kennedy showed a similar kind of courage.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • For John Fitzgerald Kennedy is on a collision course with evil.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • But the sinking of PT-109 will be the making of John F. Kennedy—not because of what just happened, but because of what is about to happen next.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • John Kennedy pries off his heavy shoes and lets them fall to the sea bottom, thinking that the reduced drag will allow him to swim more easily.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • And so it is also for John F. Kennedy.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Lee Harvey Oswald has nothing against John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The skipper, and the man responsible for allowing such an enormous vessel to sneak up on his boat, is Lieutenant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Bobby would do anything for his country, and so would I. I will never embarrass him as long as I have memory, I have John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Finally, John F. Kennedy takes charge.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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