National Affairs: I Come for Help

On his first political excursion into the South since his nomination, Jack Kennedy covered exactly six miles. Over the Potomac and into the Washington bedroom community of Alexandria he drove with Vice Presidential Nominee Lyndon Johnson to draw the sharpest bead yet on Vice President Nixon. A partisan audience of 15,000, overflowing the George Washington High School stadium, roared with every shot.

"Republican orators," said Kennedy, "are fond of saying that experience in foreign policy is the greatest issue in this campaign. I agree. But the issue is not merely the experience of the candidates. It is the experience which the entire...

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