President John F Kennedy with German Mayor of West Berlin Willy Brandt - 1963
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How John F Kennedy captured German hearts

22 November 2013 Last updated at 06:41 GMT

President John F Kennedy left a lasting legacy around the world, but one place where he is particularly fondly remembered is Germany.

In 1963 he made a ground-breaking speech in Berlin offering US solidarity to the citizens of West Germany.

Steven Evans looks back at that famous trip, 50 years after the president was assassinated in Dallas.