Decades of Chan15

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Decades of Change - 1960-1980 The Rise of cultural and ethnic pluralism   John F. Kennedy, the Democratic victor by a narrow margin, was at 43 the youngest  man ever to win the presidency. On television, in a series of debates with opponent  Richard Nixon, he appeared able, articulate, and energetic. In the campaign, he spoke  of moving aggressively into the new decade, for "the New Frontier is here whether we  seek it or not." In his first inaugural address, he concluded with an eloquent plea: "Ask  not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country."  Throughout his brief presidency, Kennedy's special combination of grace, wit, and style  – far more than his specific legislative agenda – sustained his popularity and influenced  generations of politicians to come. Kennedy wanted to exert strong leadership to extend economic benefits to all citizens, 
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