Video: Remembering John F. Kennedy

A few key moments in the life of President John F. Kennedy.

Kennedy's marriage to Jacqueline Bouvier (1953)

Bouvier and Kennedy belonged in the same social circle, so it wasn't a coincidence when they met through mutual friends. The pair married in Newport, R.I., in what was seen as the social event of the season with nearly 700 guests at the ceremony and 1,200 at the reception.

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Kennedy vs. Richard Nixon debate (1960)

There were four presidential debates between Republican nominee Richard Nixon and Democrat nominee Kennedy. They were the first ever to be televised.

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Kennedy's inaugural address (1961)

After defeating Republican candidate Richard Nixon, Kennedy was sworn into office by Chief Justice Earl Warren. By taking over from Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was then 70, Kennedy became the youngest elected president to replace the oldest to serve at the time.

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Happy Birthday Mr. President (1962)

When Marilyn Monroe sang "Happy Birthday" to the president, she surprised the American public.

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'I am a Berliner' speech (1963)

The words "Ich bin ein Berliner," in German meaning "I am a Berliner," marked a notable Cold War moment in West Berlin.

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Walter Cronkite announces Kennedy's death (1963)

CBS anchor Walter Cronkite announces the death of President Kennedy.

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