Scenes from the Democratic National Convention of 1960. People gathered outside the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California. Delegates inside the convention hall carry banners in support of Lyndon Johnson. Others carry banners for John F. Kennedy. Governor Orville L. Freeman speaks at the podium and proposes Senator John F. Kennedy as the nominee, then Senator Eugene McCarthy puts forward Adlai Stevenson II for nominee. Eleanor Roosevelt also appears at the podium in support of Adlai Stevenson. The voting results are announced, and John F. Kennedy wins in a landslide. Kennedy delivers a speech thanking the delegates for their support and expressing hope that he will live up to their expectations.
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