1950s Unlimited
1950-1969 All things mid century. Check out my pages!
1950s Unlimited
+
Senator John F. Kennedy, 1960
Campaign trail in rural Wisconsin 
Not only was Kennedy young, he inspired the nation’s young people, too, like this crowd that greeted him on the campaign trail in rural Wisconsin and thousands of others who now jumped at the chance to work for the government. “Young people running for office explained that Kennedy had made politics respectable.” wrote historian and Kennedy aide Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. “What perhaps they more often meant was that he had made it rational.”
The Century, a chronicle of the 20th century
+
John F. Kennedy during the nationwide whistle-stop campaign tour, 1960
photo: Cornell Capa
+
Campaigning Tips For Politicians #2

Politician should always appear confident with tractors, cows and hay. Never handle any of them gingerly.
life
+
Campaigning Tips for Politicians, #1
life