1. JFK ANNIVERSARY:
Kennedy mixed idealism, pragmatism on energy and the environment
On Nov. 3, 1960, five days before he was elected president of the United States, John F. Kennedy stood on a Phoenix street corner and spoke about Arizona's vast natural resources -- both protecting them and harnessing them for economic good. Remarkably, his speech wasn't all that different from what presidential candidates are saying about energy and the environment half a century later.