Never-before-seen personal documents and correspondence preserved for fifty years from my journal and collection of original Warren Commission documents. I have used these documents and my journal as a primary source in my book about the Warren Commission.

JFK Campaigns for the Presidency in Texas (1960)

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On September 12, 1960, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson touched down in Texas for a couple days of campaigning. This rare film captures the campaign as it travels through Forth Worth and Dallas, stopping in parks and parking lots as Kennedy addresses unexpectedly large crowds. While most of this film is without audio, there is a segment of JFK’s speech in Burnett Park in Ft. Worth that can be heard. In it, JFK  responds to Republican accusations that he is not a true member of the Democratic party. The crowd responds enthusiastically.”

Quote and video Courtesy of Texas State Archive: http://texasarchive.org/

 

JFK campaigns in Texas, 1960

JFK campaigns in Texas, 1960

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