Kennedy v. Nixon : The Presidential Election of 1960
By: Kallina, Edmund F.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Gainesville : UPF, 2006Description: 1 online resource (305 p.).ISBN: 9780813036540.Subject(s): Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 | Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1960 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Kennedy v. Nixon : The Presidential Election of 1960DDC classification: 973.921 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments ix; Cast of Characters xi; Introduction 1; 1. National Party Politics in the 1950s 4; 2. Kennedy and Nixon before 1960 25; 3. John F. Kennedy and the Democratic Nomination 49; 4. Richard M. Nixon and the Republican Nomination 81; 5. The General Election Campaign, July 28-September 25 97; 6. The General Election Campaign, September 26-October 21 117; 7. Civil Rights and the General Election Campaign 135; 8. The Final Days of the General Election Campaign, October 22-November 7 158; 9. November 8, 1960, and Its Aftermath 177; 10. The Myths of 1960 201; Appendix 215
Notes 217Sources 261; Index 279
Based upon research conducted at four presidential libraries--those of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon--Kallina is able to make observations and share insights unavailable in the immediate aftermath of one of the closest races in American presidential history
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