It’s a rare glimpse of the introspective John F. Kennedy — unsure of his political skills; worried about what he might do if he lost the race; and surprisingly honest about his poor health and his attempts to deceive the press over it. Three days after he declared his candidacy for the presidency, according to a recently unearthed audio recording, the man who would leave a near-mythical imprint on America’s political identity seemed decidedly unsure of his own.
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