This Day In History: 1941-02-13
The Ramsey Journal list the new library books available for borrowing. Along with “The Strategy of Terror” by Edward Taylor and P C. Wren’s “Two Feet from Heaven”, there was a volume, described by Henry R. Luce in the introduction as “remarkable”. Luce went on to say that he could not name “a single man of my college generation who could have written such an “adult” book during his senior year of college… many of us would be willing to have the destinies of the Republic handed over to his generation at once.” The book was “Why England Slept” Its author was John F. Kennedy. Twenty years after the publication of his senior thesis he was elected President of the United State, at age 43, the youngest ever chosen as President.