Rovere, Richard H.
September 1960
New Yorker;9/10/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 30, p118
The article focuses on the post-convention session of the United States Congress that concluded in August 31, 1960. The session was called by Senator Lyndon Johnson and Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn to push for the nomination of Senator Johnson for the presidency. Senator John F. Kennedy was nominated for the presidency in the session.


Related Articles

  • President Johnson's Legislative Proposals.  // Congressional Digest;Feb64, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p33 

    Reports on developments concerning the U.S. Congress for the period covering December 15 to January 15, 1964. Impact of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on the Congress; Discussions on the federal fiscal policy; Kennedy's proposed tax cuts; State of the civil rights bill; State of...

  • A cheer for Congress.  // Saturday Evening Post;9/11/1965, Vol. 238 Issue 18, p80 

    Comments on the role of the U.S. Congress in passing legislative bills. List of bills introduced by U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and enacted by the Congress; Criticisms against the Congress during the term of President John F. Kennedy; Senators who should be credited for the bills.

  • The Reverberating Issue.  // Time;7/18/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p11 

    The article reports on the presidential candidacy of Texas Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy. It notes that Johnson campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination later than Kennedy. Kennedy also uses his Roman Catholic religion as an asset, as Johnson is...

  • First Session of the 85th.  // America;9/14/1957, Vol. 97 Issue 24, p611 

    The article focuses on the accomplishments of the 85th U.S. Congress, under the Democratic guidance of House Speaker Sam Rayburn and Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson, as of September 1957. In the foreign sphere, the Senate ratified U.S. participation in the International Atomic Energy...

  • Last Act.  // Time;1/13/1961, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p15 

    The article reports on the painful task assigned to former U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon after the national election in 1960 where he campaigned for presidential seat. It states that he was designated to announce officially the winners of the said election who include John F. Kennedy as the...

  • Washington Front. McGrory, Mary // America;6/13/1959, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p425 

    The author comments on the events that took place and the topics discussed during the U.S. Congress session. She offers her views regarding the contention of Speaker Sam Rayburn and Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson on how to make a record for 1960. She talks about the housing bill passed by the...

  • The Establishment, USA. Miller, Helen Hill // New Republic;1/14/67, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p23 

    Focuses on the history of the national establishment in the U.S. Background on the bases used by the British and the French in selecting the members of their respective national establishments, which the U.S. used; Reason behind the emergence of an industrial-financial establishment in the...

  • Heads up. Leifer, Neil // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Apr99, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p205 

    Focuses on a photograph of President John F. Kennedy watching the baseball match between the Washington Senators and the Chicago White Sox teams on April 10, 1961 in Washington, D.C. Attendance of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Author's preoccupation with getting a good picture of Kennedy...

  • The Tense Hours.  // Time;Sep1961, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p11 

    The article reports on the growing international crisis faced by U.S. President John F. Kennedy due to the Communist provocations in Berlin. Accordingly, vice president Lyndon B. Johnson has reported the Soviet threat to cut off Allied air access to the beleaguered city. Kennedy has issued an...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics