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"A Look at the Record" pamphlet from the 1960 presidential election

Object Number: 2016.015.0001
Category: Documents
Type of Object: Pamphlet
Date: 1960
Dimensions: 8 11/16 × 3 1/2 in. (22.1 × 8.9 cm)
Medium: Paper
Four-page pamphlet published by the AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education on the issues for the 1960 presidential election between Senator John F. Kennedy (Democratic candidate) and Vice President Richard Nixon (Republican candidate).

Titled " A Look at the Record" the brochure lists how each candidate voted on issues such as Labor-Management, Minimum Wage, Civil Rights, Rules Committee, Foreign Policy, Social Security, Housing, Income Tax, Education, and the Consumer. Printed on the back is a "Kennedy-Nixon Score Card."

Printed at the bottom of the back page is union logo and the publisher information:
"Committee on Political Education - AFL-CIO
815 - 16th St. N.W. Washington, D.C. Publication No. 80"
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