KGO in 8:10: ‘The Campaign of the Century’

FILE – In this July 10, 1960, file photo, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts gestures during his meeting with California Gov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown in Los Angeles. Former California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to know who is trying to sell his father’s memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Private letters and other items that had belonged to Edmund G. “Pat” Brown when he was California governor are being offered by the auction house Sotheby’s, which estimates the value at $20,000 to $30,000. (AP Photo, File)

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On John Rothmann‘s weekly episode of KGO in 8:10, John discusses “The Campaign of the Century” by Irwin Gellman, which was recently published by Yale University Press. While it focuses on the election of 1960, John shares its great lessons for today.

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