Tag Archives: 1952 Presidential Election

Public Resource: CBS News Longines Chronoscope: U.S. Senator Richard Russell in 1952

Public Resource: CBS News Longines Chronoscope: U.S. Senator Richard Russell in 1952 Senator Richard Russell, was one of the leading Dixiecrats in Congress for almost forty-years. He was the Chairman of Southern Caucus in Congress and led the opposition to … Continue reading

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CBS News: The Longines Chronoscope- U.S. Representative John F. Kennedy in 1952

John F. Kennedy, at this point was Representative John F. Kennedy who was completing his third and last term in the House of Representatives. And was running for Senate against a moderate-conservative Republican Senator Henry Cabot Lodge. Jack Kennedy, was … Continue reading

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Documentary Fan: 1952 Republican National Convention: U.S. Senator Everett Dirksen Defends Robert Taft

Source: Documentary Fan: 1952 Republican National Convention: U.S. Senator Everett Dirksen Defends Robert Taft The political wave or tide that Senator Everett Dirksen is talking about in this speech is the 1952 Republican sweep. Other than holding Congress from 1947-48, … Continue reading

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