TITLE

JFK Beats the System

AUTHOR(S)
Kelley, Timothy
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;01/17/2000, Vol. 132 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts how John F. Kennedy's nomination as the official presidential candidate of the Democratic Party helped change the unwritten rules of how to secure party nominations. Single-minded dedication to lining up party delegates in advance to secure a first-ballot victory; Efficient use of television as a campaign tool; Impact of a favorable public image on party nomination.
ACCESSION #
3107177

 

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