A Time for Greatness: The 1960 Presidential Campaign

Museum Exhibit or ProgramIt was the energy and optimism of Kennedy versus the experience and reputation of Nixon that resulted in one of the closest elections in U.S. history. This election year, The Sixth Floor Museum presents a new temporary exhibit, A Time for Greatness: The 1960 Kennedy Campaign, which showcases campaign memorabilia, photographs and film from the Museum’s collection. This colorful look at the 1960 Kennedy campaign offers a timely exploration of presidential politics from a different era, connecting one historic election year to another through the lens of the incredible campaign of the youngest president ever elected.
Start Date/Time:2016-05-21 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2016-11-13 00:00:00
Source:The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.5(C), 7.5(C)
Topics:Texas Since World War II

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