The Political Isle

Robert Schmuhl '70 | March 17, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day provides Irish Americans (and green-with-envy wannabes) annual justification to celebrate ethnic pride and peak experiences of their progress against the odds in the New World.

Leading most enumerations of historical success among those with ties to the Old Sod and her Four Green Fields is the 1960 White House election of John F. Kennedy.

Looking back and remembering what happened that year, it seemed America was turning a page and beginning a new chapter in her nearly 200-year history.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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