Title supplied by cataloger.; The right side of photograph has been cut.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated September 10, 1960 reads, "Sen. John F. Kennedy (arrow) surrounded by sea of supporters ... " (remainder of caption is missing). During his speech at the Shrine Auditorium, Kennedy claimed that California "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 31 cm. Photographic prints
Kennedy, John F.--(John Fitzgerald),--1917-1963 Shrine Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.) Legislators--United States Presidential candidates--United States Public speaking--California--Los Angeles Microphones Auditoriums--California--Los Angeles Crowds--California--Los Angeles Interiors--California--Los Angeles University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs