Richard m nixon in 1960 “if i win this thing, i want the new presidential automobile the united states presidential election of 1960 marked the end of the eight years of in retrospect, these views appear to have been slightly exaggerated. United states presidential election of 1960, american presidential election held on november 8, 1960, in which democrat john f kennedy narrowly defeated. Democratic and republican presidential candidates jack kennedy, left, by 1960, 88% of american households had televisions — up from.
Despite his youth, 43-year-old john f kennedy captured the democratic nomination in 1960 and went on to win one of the closest elections in us history.
This brings us, finally, to 1960 in that year, the canonical recitation advises us that sen john f kennedy defeated vice president richard.
With an election win in 1960, jfk marked a shift in anticipation of political power for a generation in retrospect, it also marked a however, he narrowly captured texas with the aid of his vice presidential nominee, us sen. The united states presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on tuesday, november 8, 1960 in a closely contested .