This John F. Kennedy Portrait bust sculpture will be a wonderful gift or take its rightful place in your home, gallery or library. Kennedy was elected in 1960 as our 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy at 43 became the youngest man and the first Roman Catholic to hold that office. He was born into one of America's wealthiest families and. As president, Kennedy confronted mounting Cold War tensions in Cuba, Vietnam and elsewhere. He also led a renewed drive for public service and eventually provided federal support for the growing civil rights movement. His assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, sent shockwave around the world. To this day, historians continue to rank him among the best-loved presidents in American history. This portraiture bust in finished in a white color and mounted to a black base.