The 1960 Presidential election was a pivotal event in American history, marking a significant shift in the nation's political landscape. The election was contested between the Democratic nominee, Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, and the Republican nominee, Vice President Richard Nixon. It was one of the closest elections in American history, with Kennedy winning by a narrow margin.
The election was notable for several reasons. Firstly, it was the first time that a Roman Catholic, John F. Kennedy, was elected President. His religion was a major issue during the campaign… Read more
John F. Kennedy