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Kennedy hurls challenge to California
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 10, 1960 reads, "'This is a good place to settle this election--right here in the Vice President's own back yard.'" Sen. Kennedy declared that the biggest issue in the 1960 election is "whether the world will move toward freedom or toward slavery" due to the lack of American leadership. His speech lasted 27 minutes and was interrupted by applause 40 times.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2098
Kennedy, John F.--(John Fitzgerald),--1917-1963
Shrine Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Public speaking--California--Los Angeles
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Presidential candidates--United States
Legislators--United States
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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