Jfk and the Cold War Essay
John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, On May 29, 1917. He graduated from Harvard in 1940 and ¡¥turned his senior thesis into a best selling book, Why England Slept¡¦. He then became a War hero in World War II, when he led the survivors of his boat, (which had been hit be a Japanese torpedo), through ¡¥perilous waters to safety¡¦. Back from War he wrote Profiles in Courage, which won the Pulitzer Prize in history. ¡¥Bypassing the regular Democratic party machinery, he relied instead on his friends and family to help him,¡¦ and by 1961 won the election and became president of America.
Nikita S. Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy differed in there foreign policies because Khrushchev wanted other countries to adopt a communist system of government, while John F. Kennedy wanted nations to implement democracy as their primary system of government. Although both leaders believed in ¡¥peaceful co-existence¡¦, they really meant ¡¥peaceful competition¡¦ to see which system of government the world would favour more.
During Nikita S. Khrushchev¡¦s rule of Russia he wanted to maintain strong soviet control over the communist nations of Eastern Europe. This fact was emphasized by