Photo: Biden at JFK ceremony
Vice President Joe Biden remembers former President John F. Kennedy at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of his inauguration.
January 20th, 2011
02:49 PM ET
Photo: Caroline Kennedy at JFK ceremony
Caroline Kennedy remembers her father at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy's inauguration.
January 20th, 2011
02:45 PM ET
CNN Poll: JFK remains most popular past president
January 20th, 2011
12:00 PM ET
4 years ago

CNN Poll: JFK remains most popular past president

(CNN)–It's a golden anniversary Thursday for John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner will mark the 50th anniversary with a tribute ceremony, that will include remarks by Vice President Joe Biden, at noon ET in the rotunda of the US Capitol.

And fifty years later, JFK's popularity endures. A CNN/Opinion Research poll indicates that most Americans continue to have a positive view of how the president handled his White House duties.
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Filed under: CNN poll • John F. Kennedy • Polls • Ronald Reagan
Kennedy remains most popular modern president
December 6th, 2010
11:28 AM ET
4 years ago

Kennedy remains most popular modern president

(CNN) – Nearly fifty years after he was assassinated, President John F. Kennedy remains the highest rated modern president, according to a new Gallup Poll.

Kennedy earned an 85 percent retrospective job approval rating, the highest among the nine U.S. presidents who have served in the past 50 years. Ronald Reagan ranked second with a 74 percent approval rating.
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Filed under: Bill Clinton • George W. Bush • Jimmy Carter • John F. Kennedy • Poll • Richard Nixon
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