Time Magazine for January 27, 1961, "The Inauguration of John Fitzgerald Kennedy"

Summary

On January 20, 1961, John Fitzgerald Kennedy -- America's youngest president and first Catholic president -- was sworn in as the 35th president of the United States. In his inaugural address, Kennedy told Americans, "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." Media coverage included this Time magazine feature story.

On January 20, 1961, John Fitzgerald Kennedy -- America's youngest president and first Catholic president -- was sworn in as the 35th president of the United States. In his inaugural address, Kennedy told Americans, "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." Media coverage included this Time magazine feature story.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

27 January 1961

Subject Date

20 January 1961

Creators

Time, inc. 

Mahan, James 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Cover photograph credited to James Mahan. Published by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.14

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11.25 in

Width: 8.375 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: TIME / THE INAUGURATION OF JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY

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