1). In his first inaugural address he concluded with an eloquent plea; "Ask not what your country can do for you--- ask what you can do for your country."
2). John F. Kennedy, Democratic victor in the election of 1960, was at 43, the youngest man ever to win the presidency.
3). On television, in a series of debates with opponent Richard Nixon, he appeared able, articulate and energetic.
4). In the campaign, he spoke of moving aggressively into the new decade, for 'the New Frontier is here whether we seek it or not'.