Friday, January 23, 1953
January 23, 1953 (Friday)
JFK is in the Capitol and is sworn in as Massachusetts’ new senator by Vice-President Alvin Barkley. Kennedy is with several other new senators and is standing next to the the Vice-President as he raises his right hand.
A short video clip of the ceremony can be seen in the 1964 documentary of Kennedy narrated by Cliff Robinson at about minute 7:45 of the video below.
Kicking off his Senate career, the experienced member of Congress met with a “Mrs. Sachar” at 1:00 pm and Jane Wheeler at 8:00 pm at 2510 Foxhall Rd.
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