Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Clouds over Camelot

On Fallows' blog today, a close look at JFK's inaugural address:

The...surprise is that Kennedy's fabled optimism, and idealism, and literally shoot-the-moon can-do-ism, is tempered by, or rather grounded in, a sense of peril that by current standards seems almost apocalyptic.
The rest is here.

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