In 1943 his PT boat sank and JFK led survivors through water to safety.
Profiles in Courage won a Pulitzer
He beat Nixon in a close race for the presidency . At the age of 43, Kennedy is the youngest man to be elected the President of the United States.
"Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
Killed at the age of 46, Kennedy is also the youngest President to die.