May 29 Birthday: John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy, U.S. President

May 29, 1917-November 22, 1963

Jack’s Path of Courage: The Life of John F. Kennedy by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Matt Tavares, Hyperion, 2010.

This portrait of the 35th President of the United States shows his zest for life, compassion for people and his personal and political challenges. Among other things, Kennedy was a huge advocate for the space program, created the Peace Corps and sought to end racial discrimination.

Go to The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum to read Kennedy’s White House Diary and take a virtual tour.