JFK at "50"

Well, sort of.
As hard as it is for old people like me (even though I look young 🙂 to believe, today is the 50th anniversary of JFK’s inauguration. Wow — that seems so ancient for a man who was so young and who exemplified the new or Baby-Boomer generation.

Although I was a mere lad, I recall watching it on TV, but I admit I did not understand much. I also recall that it was snowing _ at least in Union City _ and that is why schools were closed.


About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

6 Responses to JFK at "50"

  1. Former Tea Party voter says:

    truth of the matter is that you skipped school to celebrate. By the way Fred, you are not that young.

  2. No, no … It was snowing

    I didn’t say I was young. I said I look young and vigorous! 🙂

  3. Come on Mark … the idea is to write something; not just send out a link! 🙂

  4. Mark in Rockaway says:

    Good point. My prior post should have included:

    Above is a link to a bunch of never-before-seen pictures of Kennedy’s inauguration. I found them interesting to view.

  5. Patsy from 23rd Street says:

    Fred, i remember that day. After the storm ,we through snowballs at the buses as they pasted on New York Ave.

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