Deliver Your News to the World

JFK Campaign Opposition Research on Nixon Files Published

Paperless Archives has published John F. Kennedy 1960 Presidential Election Campaign: Richard Nixon Opposition Research Papers


LOS ANGELES, CA - BACM Research – has announced the publishing of John F. Kennedy 1960 Presidential Election Campaign: Richard Nixon Opposition Research Papers. Open source research on Richard Nixon and documents demonstrating its use, compiled by the Kennedy campaign and its surrogates.

For the complete description, sample pages, or to obtain this set go to:

The material collected in this research set includes files created or received by the Kennedy campaign derived from many sources including the Congressional Record, Nixon speeches, media clippings, and transcripts, and campaign materials. The material includes correspondence, memoranda, publications, press releases, documents regarding Vice President Richard M. Nixon’s campaign strategy and suggestions for defeating him in the 1960 presidential campaign.

The largest section in this set is the compilation, “What Nixon Said A Collection of his Public Utterances 1946 to 1960”. This cut and pasted, lose leaf 3 volume, 632 page compilation, along with its 80 page addendum is referred to as the “Nixonpedpia” by the staff of John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, in Boston, Massachusetts. “What Nixon Said” (1946-1960) was created by the Democratic National Committee and presented to the Kennedy Campaign. It contains short, medium, and long quotations of statements made by Richard Nixon during Congressional proceedings, in speeches, press conferences, campaign material, newspaper, magazine, radio and television interviews. Each entry has a source citation.

The subjects include:

Federal budget, Civil liberties, Civil rights, Economic policy, Education, Role of government, Internal security and communism, Labor issues, Natural resources, Taxes, General welfare including government spending and social programs, National defense, National security including disarmament, Smear tactics and other negative methods in campaigns, Agriculture, Antitrust, Corruption and Ethics in Government, Debt, Highways, Housing, Monetary Policy, Small Business, Socialism, Veterans, Foreign Service. Immigration, Neutrality, Trade, Tariffs, United Nations, Cabinet Appointments, Religion and Personal Philosophies and Observations.O

ther Highlights include:

Counterattack Source Book - Contains information derived from memoranda, briefing papers, public statements, campaign literature and advertising, and position papers regarding issues often or potentially mentioned in opposition to the election of Senator Kennedy, raised by the Nixon 1960 presidential campaign, and others, along with potential responses. Compiled in this volume are many charges made against Kennedy followed by recommended replies and comparisons to Nixon.

Vice President Richard M. Nixon’s congressional voting record from 1947 to 1960 (As Vice President (1953 to 1961), Nixon in his role as President of the Senate, eight times casted a tie breaking vote in the Senate) collected by Senator John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign.

A folder titled, “Nixon Promises” containing statements made by Nixon and his position on various topics, such as civil rights, agriculture, and the economy, during the presidential campaigns of 1952 and 1956.

A folder containing letters, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets supporting Vice President Richard M. Nixon in the 1960 presidential election and opposing Senator John F. Kennedy based primarily on the religious issue.

A binder containing an index of contradictory quotes made by Vice President Richard M. Nixon on various topics. Also included are a record of his defense and foreign policies, international travels, and his Congressional voting record.Copies of bulletins published by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) titled, “Correction, Please!” devoted to addressing the issues raised by Vice President Richard Nixon during the 1960 presidential campaign.

Folders containing briefing papers and memoranda providing background information and suggestions for Senator John F. Kennedy as he prepared for debates with his opponents during the 1960 presidential campaign. Materials include a memorandum regarding policies governing members of the press and a transcript of the first Kennedy-Nixon debate.

A memorandum concerning the last nine days of Senator John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign.

For the complete description, sample pages, or to obtain this set go to:

About BACM Research

BACM Research through publishes documentary historical research collections. Materials cover Presidencies, Historical Figures, Historical Events, Celebrities, Organized Crime, Politics, Military Operations, Famous Crimes, Intelligence Gathering, Espionage, Civil Rights, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and more.

Source material from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Secret Service, National Security Council, Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Justice, National Archive Records and Administration, and Presidential Libraries.


 President Kennedy
 Presidential Election
 1960 Election
 Richard Nixon

This news content may be integrated into any legitimate news gathering and publishing effort. Linking is permitted.

News Release Distribution and Press Release Distribution Services Provided by WebWire.