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Jet magazine endorsing Democratic presidential candidate for 1964 election

Object Number: 2014.067.0001
Type of Object: Magazine
Dimensions: 5 7/8 × 4 1/8 in. (14.9 × 10.5 cm)
Jet magazine from September 10, 1964, with a cover featuring Democratic presidential and vice-presidential candidates President Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert H. Humphrey, under the headline "Democrats Choose Their Team."

A statement on pages 4-6 by Editor and Publisher John H. Johnson explains why Jet magazine endorses Johnson and Humphrey. An article titled "Democrats Choose Their Team," written by Simeon Booker, starts on page 16 and includes sections titled "Happy Over His Choice, Negro Leaders for LBJ All The Way" and "Humphrey Is Long-Time Human Rights Advocate."

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