Buffalo in 1960: Buffalo Dems are ‘100%’ behind Kennedy

By Steve Cichon

In the days following the announcement of Sen. John F. Kennedy’s official candidacy for President, Buffalo’s Democratic boss, Peter J. Crotty, gave JFK the thumbs up.

Buffalo Evening News clip (Buffalo Stories archives)
Buffalo Evening News clip (Buffalo Stories archives)

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.