Kennedy vs. Humphrey, West Virginia, 1960: The Pivotal Battle for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

Kennedy vs. Humphrey, West Virginia, 1960: The Pivotal Battle for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

by Dan B. Fleming
     
 

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Through over 200 interviews (including Theodore Sorensen, Sargent Shriver, and Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr.), this book looks at the 1960 West Virginia primary, the turning point in Kennedy's presidential bid. Examined are the political conditions in West Virginia in 1960, the national effect of the win, the role of religion, campaign spending, charges of corruption, and possible Mafia connections. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780899507064
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Pages:
216

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