Senate Career of John Kennedy
Donald Ritchie talked about John F. Kennedy’s career in Congress, including his original House election victory against an incumbent… read more
Donald Ritchie talked about John F. Kennedy’s career in Congress, including his original House election victory against an incumbent Republican in a year that saw landslide Republican victories. He also talked about John F. Kennedy’s relationship with Senator McCarthy and his bouts of illnesses throughout his congressional career. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Donald A. Ritchie Associate Historian U.S. Senate
John F. Kennedy Biographical Vignette
Scenes were shown of the life and accomplishments of President John F. Kennedy.
Senate Career of Lyndon Johnson
Mr. Ritchie talked about Lyndon Johnson’s career as the Democratic leader in the Senate. He also…
Senate Career of Harry Truman
Mr. Ritchie described Harry Truman’s election to the U.S. Senate and his career there. He said that…
Political Career of Calvin Coolidge
Mr. Ritchie talked about Calvin Coolidge’s presidency and vice presidency including his personal style, his…