Senator John F Kennedy answers a panel of correspondents during a presidential election debate in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Illinois USA Date:1960, September 26 Duration:1 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
The first Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debate in Chicago, Illinois. Moderator Howard K. Smith
thanks Republican candidate U.S. Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Democratic candidate Senator John F. Kennedy for their opening statements. The Moderator the panel of correspondents: Sander Vanocur from NBC News, Charles Warren from Mutual News, Stuart Novins from CBS News and Bob Fleming from ABC News. Mr Fleming directs his first question to Senator Kennedy. He asks him why does he think that people should vote for him rather than Vice President Nixon. Kennedy answers and tells about his 14 years of experience in the Labor Committee. He compares the programs being advocated by the Democratic party and the Republican party. He states that the Republican leadership has opposed federal aid for education, medical care for the aged and development of country's natural resources in the past few years.
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