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    John F. Kennedy

    I was talking to my african american boss at work. He doesnt know why people voted for kennedy and not nixon in the 1960 elections. Am not a historian but i doubt that nixon or kennedy promised anything to the blacks. What are your thoughts on why the voted for Kennedy?

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    His old man bought him that election....that is a fact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache 51 View Post
    His old man bought him that election....that is a fact.
    Interesting. Didn't know that fact.

    Can you post the receipt from the purchase?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache 51 View Post
    His old man bought him that election....that is a fact.
    so he bought the black people also?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache 51 View Post
    His old man bought him that election....that is a fact.
    Oh brotha.

    You forgot the mention the fact that getting LBJ on the ticket with him was essiential to getting the southern vote. since before that they thought the Pope would be running the country if he was elected!

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