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"For the West... For America" Kennedy campaign brochure

Object Number: 2012.066.0002
Category: Documents
Type of Object: Document
Date: 1960
Dimensions: folded: 8 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (21.6 × 9.5 cm) unfolded: 3 3/4 × 14 in. (9.5 × 35.6 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
"For the West... For America" campaign brochure supporting John F. Kennedy for president in 1960. Featuring quotes from Kennedy's acceptance speech for the Democratic nomination in which he invited Americans to join him on a "New Frontier," the brochure lists qualities Kennedy offers:

"Practical Liberalism
Experience
Youth and Vigor
Dynamic Leadership
Freshness of Outlook
Resoluteness"

The brochure unfolds along the top short edge, rather than the left.

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