Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 252

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(PRESIDENTS--1968 CAMPAIGN.) Why Kennedy? His Experience and His Record. [1], 23 mimeograph pages. 4to, 10¾ x 8¼ inches, self-wrappers; minimal wear and soiling. [El Segundo, CA: Los Angeles Lithograph Co.], [Spring 1968]

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A detailed summary of Robert F. Kennedy's policy positions and track record for his 1968 campaign, ranging from civil rights, to the draft, to foreign policy. Includes discussion of the April 1968 Civil Rights Act, and a quotation on nuclear disarmament from 13 April 1968. It was issued by California Students for Kennedy in advance of the 4 June California Democratic Party primary. Kennedy was assassinated that evening by an immigrant from Palestine who was upset with his support for Israel, a subject discussed at length in this pamphlet. None in OCLC, although they list a single copy of a shorter 17-page pamphlet with the same title by Oregon Students for Kennedy.