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The 1964 presidential election in the Southwest

John Miller Claunch

The 1964 presidential election in the Southwest

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Published by Arnold Foundation, Southern Methodist University in Dallas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1964,
  • Elections -- Southwestern States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by John M. Claunch.
    SeriesArnold Foundation monographs -- 15
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23337379M

    I intend that they be deposited with the Arizona Historical Foundation when I am no longer here to add to the collection. Bushwas among Rockefeller's critics on this issue: "Have we come to the point in our life as a nation where the governor of a great state—one who perhaps aspires to the nomination for president of the United States—can desert a good wife, mother of his grown children, divorce her, then persuade a young mother of four youngsters to abandon her husband and their four children and marry the governor? The book bears this out. I am sure there is not one of you, whatever sharp discussion there may have been between us, to whom I cannot now say, in the presence of my God, I wish you well.

    Sincethe Eastern moderates had defeated conservative presidential candidates at the GOP's national conventions. The final showdown between Goldwater and Rockefeller was in the California primary. Byalmost American soldiers were being killed in Vietnam every month and the enemy still hadn't been defeated. Goldwater kept his word down to the final days of the campaign, even stopping the distribution of Choice, an inflammatory documentary film that featured multiple close-ups of black Americans rioting in the streets.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Compared to Kennedy's weak relationship with Congress, Johnson was able to convince politicians to support some of the same policies which they opposed under Kennedy. Former Vice-President Richard Nixonwho had been beaten by Kennedy in the extremely close presidential election, decided not to run. He won the Senate election by just 87 votes. Both Rockefeller and Scranton also won several state caucusesmostly in the Northeast. The conservatives also resented the dominance of the GOP's moderate wing, which was based in the Northeastern United States.


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Crittenden led a last-ditch effort at compromise, proposing to extend to the Pacific Ocean the line established by the Missouri Compromise. The stakes are too high for you to stay home.

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