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The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago

Presidential politics entered a new era 55 years ago, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in the first televised debate in American history.
Credit: Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Credit: Paul Schutzer/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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