External Web Sites
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Kennedy and his life
before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally
provides biographical information about the cabinet officials
who served in his administration, as well as information
on Kennedy's private
and public papers.
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's twentieth anniversary television series. The page on John F. Kennedy contains facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
Directory of the United States Congress: John F. Kennedy
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including
who served in the U.S. Senate from 1953 to 1960. It also provides
a selected bibliography and
a list of research
collections related to Kennedy.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum is one of twelve presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The reference desk contains biographical information, a selection of speeches, a timeline, images, and a series of essays on historical topics from the Kennedy Administration. It also includes a students' page and a teachers' page.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site
John F. Kennedy National Historic Site in Brookline, Massachusetts, preserves the birthplace of America's 35th president.
POTUS: John F. Kennedy
The Internet Public Library's POTUS (Presidents of the
United States) Web site provides background information,
election results, a list of cabinet members, and notable
events on each of the presidents. Links to biographies,
historical documents, and other presidential sites also
The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection
The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 mandated that all assassination-related material be housed in a single collection in the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The resulting collection consists of more than 5 million pages of assassination-related records, photographs, motion pictures, sound recordings, and artifacts (approximately 2,000 cubic feet of records). This Web site contains the text of the Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Warren Commission Report), but not the 26 supporting volumes.