HI283 October 25

HI283 October 25 - October 25, 2011: Civil Rights and the...

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October 25, 2011: Civil Rights and the Great Society Election of 1960 JFK, Richard Nixon, Harry Byrd South voted for democrats against the party of Lincoln, starting to shift because of issues of civil rights South is starting to change, developments that Richard Nixon capitalizes on Kennedy’s electoral success, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley (Illinois) & Senator Lyndon B. Johnson (Texas) Richard Nixon is upset and firmly believes that it was corrupt and everyone was voting based on television Kennedy’s memorable inauguration, “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country” Change vs. Comfort Very eager to make a move on international affairs, less interested in domestic affairs Kennedy was very passionate about the foreign affairs The Role of the Television: o Media Myth or determining factor? Peace Corps Campaign at UMich, October 14 1960 Proposes and challenges, “how many of you who are going to be doctors are
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course HI 283 taught by Professor Brownell during the Fall '11 term at BU.

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HI283 October 25 - October 25, 2011: Civil Rights and the...

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