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News of the day. [Vol. 32, no. 219], Kennedy-Nixon--Meet your candidates.

Author: Michael Fitzmaurice; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Publisher: United States : A Metro-Goldwyn Mayer release, [1960-10-21]
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"News of the day presents as a public service this factual close-up of the 1960 Presidential aspirants, prepared on behalf of the Motion Picture Industry exclusively for the newsreel audiences. Exclusive statements for the newsreels are made by both Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator John Kennedy, summing up reasons each feels himself best qualified for office of President of the United States. Both candidates
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Genre/Form: Newsreels
Shorts
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzmaurice; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
OCLC Number: 423691214
Notes: Rights held by UCLA Film and Television Archive.
Performer(s): Commentary by Michael Fitzmaurice.

Abstract:

"News of the day presents as a public service this factual close-up of the 1960 Presidential aspirants, prepared on behalf of the Motion Picture Industry exclusively for the newsreel audiences. Exclusive statements for the newsreels are made by both Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator John Kennedy, summing up reasons each feels himself best qualified for office of President of the United States. Both candidates are shown during important moments in their political careers. Kennedy is seen receiving ovation of Democratic National Convention following his victory on the first ballot. Fourteen years in Washington--six as Representative and eight as Senator--led to this event. He played an active role in committees dealing with labor relations to foreign affairs. At home he shared family life with wife Jackie and daughter Caroline. Nixon is hailed by Republican National Convention as successor to Eisenhower. In enlarged role as Vice President ... cont.

Summary continues ... he took part in Administration deliberations and represented President abroad. He and Khrushchev held publicized 'kitchen debate' in Moscow. Father of two daughters, Tricia and Julie, he was accompanied by wife Pat on his campaign tour"--Hearst synopsis sheet.

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