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Pete Hamill on JFK

Somewhere in the shadowy land between myth and history lies the domicile of John F. Kennedy. The first United States president of Irish-Catholic descent, Kennedy was a man of many faces: war hero, orator, lover, creator, and visionary. He had it all, and it was all taken away, but in the end he gained immortality. ℘℘℘ That day I was in Ireland, in the dark, hard northern city of Belfast. I...

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