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JFK
Won the 1960 Presidential Election
Lyndon B. Johnson
JFK's Vice President
Flexible Response
strategy used in the cold war that had a number of options
Peace Corps
sent American volunteers to work for two years in developing countries
Alliance for Progress
offered billions of dollars in aid to countries
Fidel Castro
led an uprising in Cuba
Berlin Wall
widely recognized symbol in the Cold War
Cuban Missile Crisis
historic turning point in U.S. -Soviet relation
Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
end nuclear testing
hot line
set up between the U.S. and Soviet Union
Jaqueline Kennedy
brought glamour to the Kennedy White House
Donna Shalala
secretary of health and human services in the administration of Bill Clinton
Bobby Kennedy
JFK's brother
New Frontier
JFK's new campaign
ARA
bill to provide financial assistance to economically distressed regions
Michael Harrington
The author of The Other America
Lee Harvey Oswald
assassinated JFK
Warren Commission
spent ten months reviewing JFK's murder
War on Poverty
war on the poor
OEO
new series of antipoverty programs
VISTA
domestic version of the Peace Corps
Great Society
LBJ's domestic reforms
Barry Coldwater
LBJ's running mate
Medicare
national health insurance program
Medicaid
free health care to the needy