The Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debates, Sept.-Oct. 1960
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from The Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debates (number of quotes indicated):
- John F. Kennedy (6)
- Richard Nixon (7)
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Budget & Economy|
John F. Kennedy: More interested in federal programs than in cutting deficit.
Richard Nixon: Government under Republicans costs less.
Richard Nixon: Give people freedom to choose health insurance or not.
Richard Nixon: Expanding programs while reducing debt will increase taxes.
John F. Kennedy: Wants federal money to go to states for teacher salaries.
Richard Nixon: Building more schools moves America ahead.
Richard Nixon: Aid for school construction, not teacher salaries.
Richard Nixon: Local control more critical than increased teacher salaries.
Richard Nixon: Soviets have a long road before their economy catches ours.
John F. Kennedy: Government programs help people do what they can't do alone.
John F. Kennedy: Social Security can pay for good medical care for elderly.
Principles & Values|
John F. Kennedy: US has obligation to defend freedom.
John F. Kennedy: US needs more economic & social strength to fight Communism.
The above quotations are from The Kennedy-Nixon Presidential Debates, Sept.-Oct. 1960.
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