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Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, Foster and Nostrand, Brooklyn, NY
October 20, 1960

Senator KENNEDY. Ladies and gentleman, I have come over here to Brooklyn to ask your help in this campaign. We are waging a campaign to build a stronger country in order to protect our security, protect the future of freedom, and also to move this country forward, provide jobs for our people, get off dead center, and I come over here to ask your help in this campaign in a great Democratic county. Thank you very much. [Applause.]

I would like to have you meet - you all know former Congressman O'Toole. I served in the Congress with him 14 years ago. And here is going to be your next Congressman from this district, Congressman-to-be Carey. [Applause.] And Judge Ughetta, who is running for the Court of Common Pleas. [Applause.] And Assemblyman Turpin. [Applause.] And Al Burns. I want to thank you very much, and I appreciate your coming out. I would be glad to shake hands with anybody. [Applause.]

Citation: John F. Kennedy: "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, Foster and Nostrand, Brooklyn, NY", October 20, 1960. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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