Address of Senator John F. Kennedy to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association, September 12, 1960

Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy’s major address to a group of Protestant ministers on the religious issue. Many Protestants questioned the ability of a Roman Catholic President to make important national decisions independently of the influence of his church. Senator Kennedy answers those questions before an audience of Protestant clergy, many of whom may believe that he can not.

Location: Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas

Date: September 12, 1960

Running time: 11:14 minutes.

September 12, 1960