Myths and Facts About John F. Kennedy
On June 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy made a speech to the German people in Berlin. He famously said, “Ich bin ein Berliner,” which translates to “I am a Berliner” (someone from Berlin). However, future sources, including newspapers, sometimes considered the quote a blunder, as it could be confused for, “I am a jelly doughnut!” Inside this volume, readers will learn more about this historic event and the myth that arose from it. They will also explore other myths and facts about Kennedy. Primary sources accompany the text, and a timeline of the life of America's 35th president helps create a well-rounded, enjoyable learning experience.