Kennedy and Nixon campaign for the Presidential election of 1960 and give reasons for being elected as President.
United States USA Date:1960, October 20 Duration:6 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
Presidential election of 1960. Candidates for Presidential election race, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Kennedy being welcomed during his campaign. Confetti being poured as people cheer the Kennedy couple (John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy) in a parade in New York City on October 1960. Voters putting on Kennedy campaign buttons and showing Kennedy signs. Kennedy at the Democratic Convention in Los Angles along with his sister and mother after being declared the Presidential candidate. Kennedy as Senator as he attends Senate committee meetings, including one with Robert Kennedy speaking by his side. Kennedy with his running mate for Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Democratic Party's election campaign in Berlin, West Germany. Kennedy with wife Jacqueline Kennedy and daughter Caroline Kennedy, seated on a couch together. Republican party candidate Richard Nixon at Republican convention after being declared the party's Presidential candidate. Nixon with his running mate Henry Cabot Lodge, with both men talking to President Dwight Eisenhower. Nixon being welcomed in Poland by cheering crowds and he visits the Warsaw ghetto. He is seen climbing in and out of a window of the ghetto. Vice President Richard Nixon with Russian premier Khrushchev preparing for the so-called Kitchen Debates. View of the kitchen debate set. Nixon campaigns extensively and receive enthusiastic crowds in various cities. Both the candidates sum up giving reasons for choosing them as the next President. Kennedy says that he aims at making America a stronger country. Whereas Nixon speaks about the experience gained by him under President Eisenhower. He emphasizes maintaining peace without surrendering. Nixon and Kennedy after giving the reasons for their election. They shake hands as photographers take pictures.
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