Americans tune in as President Kennedy appears on television in 1962 to speak to the country about the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in Cuba.

President Vacations in Maine. Under Secretary of the Navy Paul Fay, President John F. Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy aboard the US Coast Guard, December 1962.

50 Years Ago: The World in 1962 - In Focus - The AtlanticIn this March 20, 1962 photo, President John F. Kennedy's daughter Caroline Kennedy rides her pony, Macaroni, on the south grounds of the White House in Washington. An unidentified handler runs along to keep pace. (AP Photo) #

May 3, 1961: The President and First Lady speak with JFK's military aide, General Chester V. Clifton

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