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    With the fight between the Elephant (Republican Party emblem) and the Donkey (Democrat Party emblem) in the final stages of the U.

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    MR. NIXON: "What kind of a future does American face? What kind of a future does the world face? At home, my friends, we can have the greatest progress that the world has ever known. Even greater than we have had in the last eight years. Greater because we have a bigger base in which to built, greater because we have within our people, and within ourselves, the ability to move forward. But my friends, we want to move forward by relying on what is the real motive power for growth in this country. Let me put it this way. You've heard a lot about new frontiers. It started with this kind of reasoning. One: we were standing still, two: we had to get going again, three: there's some new frontiers, four: I will lead you over these frontiers. But there's a catch, and the catch was that in order to lead you, you've got to give me your money. Only fifteen billion dollars of it. But fifteen billion dollars of your money I've got to have".



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    MR. KENNEDY: "I made my judgement long ago that the basic issue of this campaign was the question of whether the people of the United States believe it was time they started moving again. They started going forward again, and that the greatest contribution they could make to the cause of freedom was to build a strong and vital society here in the United States. Mr Nixon has chosen a different road.." .. cheers...."I come here to-day to ask your help, I ask you to join us. I ask your support on Tuesday. I ask your help in building a stronger country here and providing educational opportunity for our children and providing jobs for our people, providing medical care for our older citizens, tied to social security, in providing opportunity for all men and women to build their society here in the United States."
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    Background: With the fight between the Elephant (Republican Party emblem) and the Donkey (Democrat Party emblem) in the final stages of the U.S. presidential campaign, Senators Nixon and Kennedy were declaiming hundreds of thousands of words of pledges, prophecies and appeals to citizens on the future of the U.S.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD7ZWW5BS7W2NDH2EPO1R524K8
    Media URN:
    VLVAD7ZWW5BS7W2NDH2EPO1R524K8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
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    N/A

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