The Inaugural Address of John Kennedy

534 Words Feb 23rd, 2018 2 Pages
His speeches were always persuasive, motivating and inspiring. One of his best speeches is “Inaugural Address”, which he addressed to Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice president Nixon, President Truman, Reverend Clergy, and, of course, his fellow citizens. His speech was divided into four major parts, and all the parts were highly inspiring, especially for the ordinary citizens of America. At the beginning of the speech he talks about the founders of USA, and the great respect to them. After that Kennedy tells about the progress of the nation in comparison to the past, after that he ends with couple of pledges. In the third part he tells about the main strategy, the United States should follow, while taking all the possible options into account. Kennedy ends the whole speech expressing his confidence in the people of America.
In his “Inaugural Address” president talks about the things, which are quite understandable for the people of U.S. Thus, his target audiences are his “fellow citizens”. In this speech Kennedy’s main purpose is probably to inform the ordinary citizens of U. S. that they should trust him. He talks about the values, which are highly rated by all the Americans. In such a way he shows that he also cares about the same values, thus, persuades people to be open to his words. Psychologically it is highly…
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