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"The 'Religious Issue'" brochure from the 1960 presidential campaign

Object Number: 2012.058.0002
Category: Documents
Type of Object: Document
Date: 1960
Dimensions: 14 × 8 1/2 in. (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
"The 'Religious Issue'" brochure published by the Texas Democratic Campaign, 1960.

The brochure addresses eleven points related to Senator John F. Kennedy's Catholic faith. The points are:

I. Separation of Church and State
II. Aid to Parochial Schools
III. Ambassador to the Vatican
IV. Birth Control
V. Religious Functions
VI. Religious Freedoms
VII. Church Pressures
VIII. K of C Oath
IX. Mental Reservations (with two headings "THE LIE" and "THE TRUTH"
X. Oath of Office
XI. Guarantee of Freedom

Credit appears at the bottom of the page: "TEXAS DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS/Littlefield Building, Austin, Texas."
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