Kennedy, Sex & Prostitutes

By David Rosen

While living in Springfield, IL, during 1837–1839, Abraham Lincoln wrote a poem called “On Seduction” that reads in part:

Whatever Spiteful fools may Say / Each jealous, ranting yelper —

No woman ever played the whore / Unless She had a man to help her.

Presidents are among the men who have long been helpers. Their sexual predilections bespeak the sexual culture of the nation.

Before John Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963, his numerous sexual affairs were a…



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David Rosen

Writer and media-tech executive who has published four nonfiction books, academic articles and numerous popular pieces. Check out www.DavidRosenWrites.