President Kennedy gave one of his most liberating speeches in Birmingham, Alabama. It was a televised address to all the people of America announcing the Civil Rights Bill and took place on June 11, 1963. It stated that the world should be color blind, like the Constitution, and every man has his rights where segregation doesn't exist. It made the citizens of the Unites States come together as a nation to fight against discrimination of all kind. This speech inspired people to live among one another without color difference conflicts. It made every man feel as equals of a free and impartial nation. Kennedy was brought to give this speech when two Negroes were denied admission to the University of Alabama.
Of Irish descent, Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917. He was the first Roman Catholic to become president. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on Sept. 12, 1953 and had Caroline, John Fitzgerald, Jr., and Patrick Bouvier. He was the second of nine children so basically had eight siblings. Kennedy's niece, Maria Shriver, is married to Arnold Schwarzenegger, a movie star, on April 26, 1986. She is currently the first lady of California. .
On November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. While riding in an automobile in Dallas, he was shot to death by an assassin firing from an upper floor of a building. Jack Ruby, owner of a strip-tease club, killed the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, two days later in the Dallas city jail. At the age of 46, Kennedy was the youngest man elected President as well as the youngest to die. Purposes for his death are numerous and there's no flat reason to the assassination of Kennedy. One of the most bizarre theories, claimed by Robert Cutler, included the "Umbrella man" that supposedly used his umbrella as a weapon firing a poisoned dart that hit Kennedy in the throat, paralyzing Kennedy to set him up for the headshot.