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john f. kennedy’s campaign appearanceĀ 

at the train station

1960 ann arbor michigan

(with tom payne, patrick mcnamara, governor swainson, soapy williams)

on this day of the first debateĀ 

by the candidates for the u.s. presidency

i look

back to the pastĀ 

ahead to the future


hope for the truth

“a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood

in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.”

– john f. kennedy

credits: ali van den broek, ann arbor townies, ann arbor archives