Our Jack

Pete Hamill writes on JFK, our Irish American of the Century

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...