Making of the President, 1960, Part 1: The Battle for the Nomination

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Making of the President, 1960, Part 1: The Battle for the Nomination

  • 1961 ----- b & w ----- 40 min ----- 16mm
  • (Historical Collection) Theodore H. White's Pulitzer prize-winning book is the basis for this film study on the John F. Kennedy-Richard M. Nixon battle for the presidency in 1960. Brief biographies of the candidates precede a tracing of several primary election results, selection of party candidates and the conventions.
  • Topics: (History: American, Political Science: American, Television)