Use the Comments section for this reading response Exercise, please answer two of the five questions and you must do number 4 and include a passage from your active reading and your interpretation and analysis of its meaning or impact.
•You just heard a voice from 1961. Only four pages, but there is a whole world of experience in there, and it is a public document that other Presidents, military leaders, and yes, citizens, still wrestle with today.
1.Does anything in it ring familiar? What strikes you as still relevant and important? What strikes you as outdated?
2.What sort of ethos does this man have? What in particular might give him credibility or take it away?
3.What are his main themes?
4.Is this guy good with language and expression? Where is the writing at its best? Why? Talk about specific ideas and passages.
5.If you had to try to apply these warnings and advice to today, what would be two questions to ask to get your research going?