JFK's father, on his son's economic policies. Joe Kennedy had a background in banking and on Wall Street. Joe made a lot of money and raised his sons to go into politics. JFK had no business, banking, or finance background. He went to college at Harvard, went into the Navy and served during WW2, and on his return was in the House for 4 year and in the Senate for 8 before becoming US president.
It seems likely that Joe Kennedy got his son's ear on issues of economics & finance, but I'll have to do more research into that for myself.
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