On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President after he defeated Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the 20th century.  He served as 35th president from 1961 until his death in 1963.  Nixon became the 37th president and served 1969 until he resigned in 1974.

New York City skyline, 1961 - Photos - New York: The 1960s

*NOVEMBER John F. Kennedy became the President after he defeated Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the century. He served as president from 1961 until his death in Nixon became the president and served 1969 until he resigned in

Democratic trend, with the redder the greater the Democratic trend, (as percentage of total vote) between 1956 and 1960 presidential elections

Democratic trend, with the redder the greater the Democratic trend, (as percentage of total vote) between 1956 and 1960 presidential elections

Democratic trend, with the redder the greater the Democratic trend, (as percentage of total vote) between 1960 and 1964 presidential elections

Democratic trend, with the redder the greater the Democratic trend, (as percentage of total vote) between 1960 and 1964 presidential elections

President-elect John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline rejoice at the news of his success in the Presidential election.

♥ The United States of America wakes up to their declared President-Elect John F. Kennedy and his wife, First-Lady-in-Waiting, Jacqueline Kennedy ~ Hyannis Port, Nov.

1st ever televised candidate debate, nixon & jfk for the 1960 presidential election

First ever televised candidate debate, Nixon & Kennedy-the 1960 presidential election

John F. Kennedy casts his ballot for the Presidential election in Boston, Nov. 6th 1960.  The Massachusetts senator would defeat the incumbent vice-president Richard Nixon in one of America’s closest presidential elections ever.

Kennedy casts his ballot for the Presidential election in Boston, Nov. The Massachusetts senator would defeat the incumbent vice-president Richard Nixon in one of America’s closest presidential elections ever.

Jackie Kennedy votes for the presidential elections with her Democratic candidate husband JFK in Boston on November 8, 1960

The private world of Jackie Kennedy: Rare pictures provide a glimpse of an American icon as doting mother and loyal wife

Jackie Kennedy votes for the presidential elections with her Democratic candidate husband JFK in Boston on November Is Extremely Pregnant With John F Kennedy, Jr.

This GIF tells the story of Red America vs Blue America

This GIF tells the story of Red America vs Blue America

United States presidential election, 1964 -

TIL that a slogan from the 1964 US Presidential election was "in your guts you know he's nuts"

To escape their truly wretched past, modern Democrats have adopted as an article of faith the bedtime story that, thanks to Tricky Dick Nixon’s “southern strategy,” the racists who had been the backbone of their party for the better part of a century suddenly switched to the GOP en masse some time around 1968, with the happy result that now all the racists are on the right. Presto — instant virtuousness and a clean slate! It’s a lie, of course.

Richard Nixon was a former Vice president of the United States before he became President. In the election of 1968 Nixon won by a landslide. Never before had a president won with such a great number of votes.

1964 Electoral College Map for Presidential Election of LBJ

“Women only of Congress, of state lawmakers, but we're of voting electorate. We can trump in Nov.

1960 U.S. Presidential Election Ad - Henry Cabot Lodge #presidential #election #60s #Ad

1960 U. Presidential Election Ad - Henry Cabot Lodge, running mate to Richard Nixon

10 Most Controversial Presidential Candidates in US History -        America’s political system is designed to always pull toward the center. You have two parties who can’t get much done without compromise, a rigorous primary system to weed out the fringe candidates, and an electorate which has more Independents than any other... - http://toptenz.net

10 Most Controversial Presidential Candidates in US History

Famous "Daisy" Attack Ad from 1964 Presidential Election. This is one of the most famous (infamous) ads in political history. Vote for LBJ or the world will end!

John F. Kennedy (JFK) For President Campaign  Vote Straight Democratic Ticket  Kennedy Johnson Presidential Election Campaign

Kennedy for President 1960 Election Campaign Pinback Button

Kennedy (JFK) For President Campaign Vote Straight Democratic Ticket Kennedy Johnson Presidential Election Campaign

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