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Waiting for Sen. John Kennedy, 1960

Posted on October 6, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
A Kentucky State Trooper and supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kennedy awaited his arrival on the University of Kentucky campus as he made a campaign stop in Lexington on October 8, 1960. Herald-Leader Staff Photo

A Kentucky state trooper and supporters of  Sen. John F. Kennedy, the Democratic presidential candidate, awaited his arrival at the University of Kentucky as he made a campaign stop in Lexington on Oct. 8, 1960. The Republican candidate, then-vice-president Richard M. Nixon, was caricatured in the sign at left. Herald-Leader Staff Photo

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