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"Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency"
- Hugh Sidey
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Lyndon B. Johnson, President
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Adlai Stevenson, Politician
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Alexandra Paul, Actress
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