President John F. Kennedy's time in the White House

A look at some of the major events before, during and after John F. Kennedy's time in the White House as president.

Nomination

July 16, 1960

This July 16, 1960 edition of Newsday shows then-Sens. John F. Kennedy, of Massachusetts, and Lyndon B. Johnson, of Texas, standing together after accepting the Democratic nominations to run for president and vice president on July 15, 1960 during the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.

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