On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President after he defeated Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the 20th century.  He served as 35th president from 1961 until his death in 1963.  Nixon became the 37th president and served 1969 until he resigned in 1974.

New York City skyline, 1961 - Photos - New York: The 1960s

*NOVEMBER John F. Kennedy became the President after he defeated Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the century. He served as president from 1961 until his death in Nixon became the president and served 1969 until he resigned in

President-elect John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline rejoice at the news of his success in the Presidential election.

♥ The United States of America wakes up to their declared President-Elect John F. Kennedy and his wife, First-Lady-in-Waiting, Jacqueline Kennedy ~ Hyannis Port, Nov.

1st ever televised candidate debate, nixon & jfk for the 1960 presidential election

Presidential candidates Richard Nixon (left), later the President of the United States, and John F Kennedy, the President, during a televised debate.

This GIF tells the story of Red America vs Blue America

This GIF tells the story of Red America vs Blue America

John F. Kennedy casts his ballot for the Presidential election in Boston, Nov. 6th 1960.  The Massachusetts senator would defeat the incumbent vice-president Richard Nixon in one of America’s closest presidential elections ever.

Kennedy casts his ballot for the Presidential election in Boston, Nov. The Massachusetts senator would defeat the incumbent vice-president Richard Nixon in one of America’s closest presidential elections ever.

Shell Oil 1960 Presidential Election Map & Tally Sheet

Shell Oil 1960 Presidential Election Map & Tally Sheet

Jacqueline Kennedy waves amongst a horde of photographers shortly after her husband’s nomination

Jacqueline Kennedy waves amongst a horde of photographers shortly after her husband’s victory in the November, presidential election.

Pinterest
Search