JFK Inauguration Speech: The Audio From 45 Years Ago Today ...
It was forty five years ago today, on 20th January 1961 when John F. Kennedy was sworn in as President of the United States of America.
He was the youngest ever holder of that high office and coincidentally replaced the oldest President, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
No doubt many have now forgotten this. No doubt many never even knew.
But This Old Brit remembers it crystal clearly. In fact, as though it were only yesterday.
So here, via BBC's amazing archives, he'd like to take you back in time and allow you to listen for yourself to JFK's actual inauguration speech.
Simply go to the BBC link shown below, then when you've read what's relevant just hit the audio button under the photo.
Whereupon, thanks to the wonders of modern technology you'll be virtually transported straight back to this very day almost half a century ago, and be able to hear this special man's special speech -- from his own lips -- with your own ears.