The fourth presidential election debate held between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon in New York, United States on 21st October 1960. ABC news correspondent Quincy Howe asks Senator Kennedy to give his closing statement. Senator Kennedy says if he loses the election he would continue in the Senate to try and build a stronger country. He says that the year is of importance for the United States. He speaks about the present situation of the U.S. in regard to education, science, and diplomatic relations. He says that the Republican party has stood still really for twenty-five years and opposed all of the programs of President Roosevelt and others. He further says that the U.S. should get a party which believes in going ahead so that the country can reestablish its position in the world with strong defense, economic development, justice for people and should particularly to try to reestablish the atmosphere which existed in Latin America at the time of Franklin Roosevelt.
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