Rhetorical Analysis Of John F Kennedy's Inaugural Address

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In American History, presidents are symbolic leaders that advise the nation by disseminating their ideas and thoughts of the future through an inaugural address. The youngest president in American History, John F. Kennedy, delivered one of the most notable inaugural addresses on January 20, 1961. During this censorious time period in which America was rectifying the conflict of the cold war, Kennedy narrowly won the Presidental Campaign over the nation's favorite, Vice President Richard Nixon. With this civil issue, Kennedy needed to aquire the credence of those who believed he was unqualified for the position of president. In this 1961 inaugral address, John F. Kennedy displays rhetorical strategies to emphasize that he has the power and will
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