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JFK Anniversary Recalls the Age of America's Cameloti
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November 18, 2013 10:03 PM
Friday, November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy, who brought youth and energy to the White House when he became president in 1961. He and First Lady Jackie Kennedy brought a unique sense of style and glamour that Washington had never seen before. It is a time that came to be known as ‘The Age of Camelot’, a reference to a hit Broadway musical at the time, one of the president’s favorites. National Correspondent Jim Malone has more as VOA looks at the Kennedy years 50 years later.

JFK Anniversary Recalls the Age of America's Camelot

Published November 18, 2013

Friday, November 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy, who brought youth and energy to the White House when he became president in 1961. He and First Lady Jackie Kennedy brought a unique sense of style and glamour that Washington had never seen before. It is a time that came to be known as ‘The Age of Camelot’, a reference to a hit Broadway musical at the time, one of the president’s favorites. National Correspondent Jim Malone has more as VOA looks at the Kennedy years 50 years later.


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