We stand today on the edge of a New FrontierJFK

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"We stand today on the edge of a New Frontier…a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils -- a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats. The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises -- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them. It appeals to their pride, not to their pocketbook -- it holds out the promise of more sacrifice instead of more security…Beyond that frontier are the
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Unformatted text preview: uncharted areas of science and space, unsolved problems of peace and war, unconquered pockets of ignorance and prejudice, unanswered questions of poverty and surplus. It would be easier to shrink back from that frontier, to look to the safe mediocrity of the past, to be lulled by good intentions and high rhetoric… but I believe the times demand new invention, innovation, imagination, decision....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course AMERICAN H 125 taught by Professor Rossman during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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