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How many Presidents did Forrest Gump meet?



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Asked by Tt, Last updated: Nov 29, 2020

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B. Denton

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Answered Sep 30, 2020

There are different presidents that Forrest Gump was able to meet in the movie. He met President Johnson when he was getting the Medal of Honor. He was able to meet President Kennedy when he was with the rest of the football team.

It should be remembered that he was part of the football team too because of his ability to run very fast. He was also able to meet President Nixon when he became a part of the national table tennis team.

It is obvious that even though Forrest Gump may not be considered to be as “normal” as other people, he was able to live a full life for sure.

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R. Tanner

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Answered Sep 25, 2020

Tom Hanks was the one who acted the role of Forrest Gump in the movie. In that movie, Forrest Gump met three presidents, namely John F Kennedy, Lyndon B Johnson, and Richard Nixon. He met with President Kennedy when he was in college and part of the American Football team.

Is meeting with President Johnson was such that he received a medal of honor while he was serving in the US military. In the movie, Forrest Gump met President Nixon of which he received another honorary award. This medal was to become the player of the year when he joined the national table tennis team.

A whole lot of people have great affection for the movie because they hold the belief that it taught them several lessons. Tom Hanks on the other hand was said to be very good at the role he played. People said he portrayed Forrest Gump well.

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Cesar H. Pablo

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Answered Sep 23, 2020

Forrest Gump was made in 1994, and it has been referred to as an American epic romantic-comedy-drama film, and Tom Hanks played the title role. The movie follows Gump throughout his life, and throughout history as each decade passes.

Forrest Gump met with three presidents in the film, including John F Kennedy, Linden Johnson, and Richard Nixon. He met JFK while he was a member of the -American Football Team, and he drank 17 Dr. Peppers, and then he told the president that he had to pee.

He met LBJ to receive the congressional medal of honor when he was shot in the “buttocks.” He met Nixon to receive an award for player of the year while he was on the national table team. Nixon suggested that Gump stays at the Watergate Hotel, and the rest is history.

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F. Manasseh

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Answered Sep 18, 2020

There are different presidents that Forrest Gump has met in the film. When he was part of the American Football Team, he met President Kennedy. He also met another president, namely President Johnson, when he received the Medal of Honor when he served in the military.

He also met President Nixon in the movie because he received another award. This time, his award is to become the player of the year when he became part of the national table tennis team. Based on the answers, it will be safe to guess that he met three different presidents.

There are a lot of people who like this movie because it has a lot of lessons and teachings. Tom Hanks was also very good at portraying Forrest Gump.

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D. Peter

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Answered Mar 12, 2020

There are a lot of people who are familiar with Forrest Gump. There is just something about this book that has been turned into a movie that can make people want to watch it all over and over again. He was able to meet three presidents in the movie. He met President Nixon when he joined the National Table Tennis Team. He met President Johnson when he was given the “Medal of Honor.”

He also met President Kennedy because of being in the American Football Team. There is just something about the story of Forrest Gump that can be inspiring, but when you think about it, his story is also bittersweet. He has achieved a lot, but he still was not able to fully get his one true love.

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Malcolm Carneal

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Answered Jan 09, 2019

In the film, Forrest Gump, Forrest visited the White House on three separate occasions. Every time he met a president, a funny or historical event took place. During his first visit to the White House, where he met President Kennedy, he drank so much Dr. Pepper that he tells him that he has to pee.

In the film, Forrest Gump, Forrest visited the White House on three separate occasions. Every time

It’s a very famous scene that tickled the funny bone of moviegoers. Forrest next visits the White House to receive the Medal of Honor. On this visit, Forrest met President Lyndon Johnson. Johnson asks him how he was wounded, Forrest tells him he was wounded in the buttocks, and he lowers his trousers and moons the President.

Forrest also met President Richard Nixon. Nixon sends Forrest to the Watergate hotel. During his stay, he calls the front desk to complain about flashlights outside his room keeping him awake, which turns out to be the Watergate burglaries.

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