John F. Kennedy, Cardinal Spellman and Richard Nixon attend the Al Smith dinner at the Waldof Astoria prior to the 1960 election.

John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner, 1960 - Photos - Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

John F. Kennedy, Cardinal Spellman and Richard Nixon attend the Al Smith dinner at the Waldof Astoria prior to the 1960 election.

Despite voting irregularities, he refused to cry foul after the 1960 election.

What Nixon Could Teach Trump About Losing

Despite voting irregularities, he refused to cry foul after the 1960 election.

1960 Election Map

1960 Election Map

"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."  - Robert F. Kennedy

"Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." - Robert F. Kennedy

Separation of church and state.  JFK's Catholic background was of big concern during the 1960 election, the Republicans were then claiming he would not respect the separation of church and state..my how things have reversed!

Separation of church and state. JFK's Catholic background was of big concern during the 1960 election, the Republicans were then claiming he would not respect the separation of church and state..my how things have reversed!

1960 Election: AP US Government Crash Course: https://www.albert.io/blog/1960-election-ap-us-government-crash-course/

1960 Election: AP US Government Crash Course: https://www.albert.io/blog/1960-election-ap-us-government-crash-course/

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