Sunday, October 10, 2010

JFK in St. Louis

Stories surround JFK's 1960 visit to metro-east

U.S. Sen. John F. Kennedy speaks while campaigning for president on Oct. 3, 1960, on the steps of the old St. Clair County Courthouse in Belleville. At left is his sister, Eunice Shriver, who accompanied him to Belleville because Jacqueline Kennedy was nearly eight months pregnant with John Kennedy Jr.

A young Alan J. Dixon, left, shakes hands with 
then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy during his Oct. 2, 1960 campaign stop in Belleville.

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