In a video from the archives, John F. Kennedy struggles to say "Cincinnati."
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CINCINNATI - John F. Kennedy did a lot of things, but correctly pronouncing "Cincinnati" was not one of them.

Watch our archived video of JFK visiting Cincinnati in 1960 and joking with the crowd when he can't seem to say it right. He seems to redeem himself on another trip in 1962.

He must have been practicing.

To watch the video, click on the player below. (Note to mobile and tablet users: Open story in a browser to watch the video.)

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