THE CAMPAIGN: The Religion Issue (Contd.)

Tanned and relaxed from a week in Florida and Jamaica, Jack Kennedy buoyantly strode into a rally at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Clarksburg, W. Va. Cheers from 300 Democrats rang out so loudly that the county Democratic chairman, Benjamin Stout, tumbled right off his perch of official neutrality. Carried away by the excitement, he introduced Kennedy as "a man who probably will be the next President of the U.S."

But Kennedy himself, especially in offstage moments, seemed more uncertain than ever before. He worried about signs that Minnesota's Senator Hubert Humphrey,...

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