John F. Kennedy's Presidency

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How did John F. Kennedy exemplify integrity in his presidency?  

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The Cuban Missile Crisis was the first (and possibly the last) time John F. Kennedy showed what he might be able to accomplish as a leader.  Much has been made of the efforts of his father Joseph P. Kennedy's efforts to get him into the presidency, and while that may be the main reason Kennedy ran, and maybe even won, there is no arguing with his skillful handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis.  While his war-obsessed military advisers...

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