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    John F. Kennedy and Ireland

    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, America’s first Irish-Catholic president, was the offspring of two families whose roots stretched back to Ireland. The Fitzgerald family was from western Ireland in the rural County Limerick village of Bruff. Sometime between 1846 and 1855 some of the Fitzgeralds migrated to America because of the devastating potato famine....

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AR6526-A. President John F. Kennedy Presents National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Jacques Cousteau

President John F. Kennedy presents the National Geographic Society’s Gold Medal to Captain...