Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains correspondence between J. Arthur Lazell, Community Relations manager on religious issues for Senator John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign, and various individuals concerning the role of religion in the 1960 campaign, the prospect of a Catholic president, and Senator Kennedy’s decision not to speak at a memorial service for four interfaith chaplains who died during World War II. Also included in this folder is correspondence between Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and Rabbi M. Abramson concerning Senator Kennedy’s 1960 campaign.