November 18th, 2013

What we can learn from JFK’s leadership

Economics & Politics

We celebrate John F. Kennedy a half-century after his death for the confidence he gave us in meeting great challenges.  “Our problems are man-made; therefore, they can be solved by man,” he told us.  And we believed him.  At a moment when the U.S. government seems unable even to launch a website, we recall Kennedy’s boldest commitment: to launch a man to the moon and bring him back safely to Earth within the decade.  That remarkable moment in American history, one that virtually defined my own childhood years, still inspires us to shake off our dour pessimism today.

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