Tazewell County, Illinois, Fall 1960
By the fall of 1960, following the Kennedy-Nixon debates, Kennedy's crowds grew from a few thousand to 100,000 or more. Each campaign appearance created bedlam and huge traffic jams. Here, in Tatewell County, Illinois, the candidate is deluged by fans throwing themselves on his car and demanding handshakes which would leave him sore night after night.
Gelatin Silver Print