John F. Kennedy's Message of Unity


by Sukh Singh, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

On June 26th, 1963, President John F. Kennedy came to Berlin, Germany, where he saw a city divided by war. It was the height of the cold war and Germany was now a country quite literally divided in two, half under western democratic control and the other half by the Soviet Union. Berlin itself was famously split by the intimidating structure of the Berlin Wall. What Kennedy said to the people on that day went down in history and the meaning and significance of his words are absolutely still relevant today - in our own homes, our careers and the wider world, in areas still torn by conflict there still remains a great deal of division between us all...

John F. Kennedy image courtesy of the U.S Embassy New Delhi @ Flickr