John F. Kennedy wins the Presidential election in United States.
United States USA Date:1960, November 9 Duration:6 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
Presidential election of November 8, 1960. Voting for the Presidential election underway in United States. President Eisenhower arrives at a firehouse in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania via helicopter to cast his vote. His wife, Mamie Eisenhower, also casts her vote. Senator John F. Kennedy and wife Jacqueline cast their votes at the Boston Public Library. Republican candidate Richard Nixon and wife Pat Nixon cast their votes in California. Republican Vice Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. votes. Senator Lyndon Johnson is also seen voting. Ballots are fed into a ballot box marked 'Town of Barnstable' Kenned Kennedy with his wife and daughter appear before the press at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port Massachusetts as he leads the race for the White House. News that Kennedy is pulling ahead in the race is seen on a scrolling text marquee aka 'The Zipper' mounted on New York Times building at One Times Square in New York. A reported watches wire reports printing from Associated Press machines. Richard Nixon at a public meeting accepts his defeat and assures his support for Kennedy. Votes being counted and Kennedy wins the election. A man views the front page of the New York Mirror newspaper with headline, 'EXTRA KENNEDY!' 'John F. Kennedy after winning the election. He addresses a public meeting. He accepts Nixon's greetings and talks about making a supreme effort to take America out of difficult times.
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