|No American president has appeared with the Superman Family as often as John F. Kennedy. The Supergirl story, from Action #285, also features Jacqueline Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Kennedy made a few cameos during his presidency, including the one at the top of this page. For laughs, try to imagine this dialogue taking place between Superman and any subsequent U.S. president.
Finally, with the approval of the White House, JFK was to appear in a major role in Superman #168. The story promoted a physical fitness initiative.
DC shelved the story after the assassination; at Johnson's request, they ran it as a tribute, in #170, and donated the artwork to the Kennedy Museum.
Finally, in the early 1980s the teenaged Clark Kent, whose adventures were now placed in the early 1960s, met Kennedy.
To date, Kennedy is the only real-life president depicted as knowing Superman's secret identity.
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