POLITICS: Can a Catholic Win?

Can a Roman Catholic be elected President of the U.S.? Massachusetts' Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a Roman Catholic, is the acknowledged front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1960 and intends to push the question to a positive answer. Last week, after sampling the opinions of 9,000 voters of all religions, the Gallup poll gave Jack Kennedy some new answers to ponder. Findings:

A Catholic's chances are better than they used to be. In 1940 Gallup first posed the question: "If your party nominated a generally well-qualified man for President, and he happened to be a Catholic, would you...

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