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John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Senator for Massachusetts with his wife, Jacqueline (1929 - 1994), about to leave New York for the Los Angeles Democratic Party Convention, at which the party candidates for the forthcoming Presidential election will be nominated.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Senator for Massachusetts with his wife, Jacqueline (1929 - 1994), about to leave New York for the Los Angeles Democratic Party Convention, at which the party candidates for the forthcoming Presidential election will be nominated.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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The night JFK beat Nixon

On November 8, 1960, Democrat John F. Kennedy beat the incumbent Republican Vice President, Richard Nixon, becoming the 35th President of the United States. "American Dynasties: The Kennedys" airs every Sunday at 9p ET ​

The night JFK beat Nixon

On November 8, 1960, Democrat John F. Kennedy beat the incumbent Republican Vice President, Richard Nixon, becoming the 35th President of the United States. "American Dynasties: The Kennedys" airs every Sunday at 9p ET ​