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CSPC Trustee Ambassador Nicholas Burns Discusses Lessons Learned From Kennedy Presidency in Boston Globe

On Thursday, November 21 CSPC Trustee Ambassador Nicholas Burns wrote an opinion piece in the Boston Globe discussing three lessons learned from the Kennedy Presidency--mobilizing and challenging young people to get involved with government by stating "ask what you can do"; altering the attitude towards the Cold War, represented by the Cuban Missile Crisis; and urging Americans to resist "demonizing our adversaries and thinking war is inevitable", a view that could be applied to the U.S. relationship with countries such as Iran or North Korea. Citing these lessons, Burns argues that the Kennedy legacy continues to have significant influence within American society and politics. 


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