1st Nixon/Kennedy Debate (1960) P1

1960 Presidential Election

On the morning of September 26, 1960, John F. Kennedy was a relatively unknown senator from Massachusetts. But by the end of the evening, he was a star. It's considered common knowledge that without the nation's first televised debate Kennedy would never have been president. But beyond securing his presidential career, the 60-minute duel between the handsome Irish-American senator and Vice President Richard Nixon fundamentally altered political campaigns, television media and America's political history. Also included here are 10 Election Campaign Commercials.
1st Nixon/Kennedy Debate (1960) P1
1st Nixon/Kennedy Debate (1960) P2
2nd Nixon/Kennedy Debate (1960)
Election Commercials (1960)

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