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Choosing to criticize Jack Kennedy not because it is easy, but because it is hard

President Kennedy became a legendary and almost mythological figure after he was assassinated in 1963. To someone like me born in 1964, he was portrayed as a revered figure on par with our great presidents, Lincoln and Washington. In this column written on the 30th anniversary of his death in 1993, I took a look at Kennedy and wondered how he attained such lionization.

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