1960 Democratic National Convention, 15 July 1960

Accession Number: TNC:191

Title: 1960 Democratic National Convention, 15 July 1960
Date(s) of Materials: 15 July 1960
Description: This is a motion picture of Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's acceptance speech at the 1960 Democratic National Convention in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California. This film reel covers 11:00-11:25 P.M. on July 15, 1960. The speech later became known as "The New Frontier." In his remarks, then Senator Kennedy famously states, "The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises-- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them." After the speech Senator Kennedy speaks to Democratic leaders on the speaker's platform. Leo J. Muir of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pronounces the Benediction.
Physical Description: 1 film reel (black-and-white; sound; 16 mm; 938 feet; 26 minutes)
Running Time (Minutes): 26
Media Type: Film Reel
Footage: 938
Copyright Status: Copyright (C) John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Inc.
Archival Creator: Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)
Digital Identifier: TNC-191-E5