A fellow Democrat introduced Kennedy at a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan, with tremendous enthusiasm, Kennedy began his speech: “I want to express my appreciation to the governor. Every time he introduces me as the potentially greatest president in
August 1962 — President Kennedy sits comfortably aboard the United States Coast Guard boat Manitou in Narragansett Bay, Newport, Rhode Island. JFK sailed on the yacht during his vacation at Hammersmith Farm in Newport 50 years ago.
It's time to unite & rise up against illusions of democracy, we are Americans, we shall not settle for any pretense. We must end oligarchy & empower ourselves. It is time to realize, we are the ones we've been waiting for.
Lieutenant John F. Kennedy, US Navy. Kennedy was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for saving those of his men who survived after the patrol torpedo boat he commanded was rammed and destroyed by.