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John F. Kennedy
Democratic president
Lyndon B. Johnson
Kennedy's running mate
Flexible response
Number of options in case of disaster
Peace Corps
Sent Americans to help struggling countries
Alliance for Progress
Sent funds to struggling countries
Fidel Castro
Communist leader
Berlin Wall
Divided West Berlin and East Berlin
Cuban Missile Crisis
Soviets sent missiles to Cuba
Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
End testing of nuclear bombs in atmosphere
Hot line
Allowed U.S. and Soviets to communicate
Jackie Kennedy
Kennedy's wife
Donna Shalala
Secretary of health and human services
Robert Kennedy
Kennedy's younger brother
New Frontier
Kennedy's presidential agenda
ARA
Provided funds to struggling regions
Michael Harrington
Social activist
Warren Commission
Investigated the Kennedy assassination
War on Poverty
To help with economic affairs in America
OEO
Coordinated antipoverty programs
VISTA
Domestic version of Peace Corps
Great Society
Domestic reform
Barry Goldwater
Opposed Johnson for 1964 presidential election
Medicare
Health insurance for people over 65
Medicaid
Provides free health care to the needy
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Provided aid to schools
Robert C. Weaver
Headed HUD
CPB
Nonprofit for television
Rachel Carson
Wrote about enviroment
Reynolds v. Sims
Furthered voting equality
Earl Warren
Extended individual rights