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John F. Kennedy campaigns in Reedsburg

Senator Kennedy Will Appear Here
Reedsburg Times Press (March 3, 1960)


A reception for Senator John F. Kennedy, Democratic presidential hopeful will be held here Wednesday morning, Mar. 9 in the Badger theater. Senator Kennedy is scheduled to come here from Baraboo for the reception at 11 am. His state campaign itinerary on Wednesday will include Mauston, Tomah, Sparta and LaCrosse besides Reedsburg and Baraboo. He will appear in several other Wisconsin cities on Thursday and Friday. Mrs Kennedy Plans to accompany her husband, according to an advance agent for the group. Local men acting as co-chairmen for the senator's appearance here are James Garvey and Jack Clossey.


Senator Kennedy Speaks in City
Reedsburg Times Press

Senator John F. Kennedy (Dem-M) spoke at the Badger theater in Reedsburg Wednesday morning during his campaign for votes in the Wisconsin primary election to be held April 5. Senator Kennedy, seeking the presidential nomination from the Democratic party, praised the primary system as a means by which presidential candidates can be come familiar with the major problems of different states. He mentioned specifically the decline in the income of state dairy farmers in his talk Wednesday, and he expressed alarm in the drop in farm income. About 150 people turned out for the reception.



Mrs. Peter Lawford Visits

Reedsburg Times Press

Mrs. Peter Lawford, wife of the motion picture and television star, visited Reedsburg briefly last Thursday noon to further the campaign of her brother, John Kennedy, as a Democratic presidential nominee. Mrs. Dennis Clossey and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Clossey entertained at a coffee in her honor.