American Experience

JFK and Age: The Young Congressman

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 29s

With little interest in his day-to-day duties as a congressman, 29-year-old Kennedy had some growing up to do before he was ready for the most powerful position in the world.

Aired: 11/11/13

Rating: NR

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