…chock-a-block with terrific characters, from the doomed, charismatic Kennedy brothers to Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson, two figures of Shakespearean dimension. Moreover, all three shows have unforgettable things. 1960 gives us the famous Kennedy-Nixon debate, which forever made TV the central force in our elections. 1964 shows that transformative moment at the GOP convention when pro-Goldwater delegates shouted down liberal Republican Nelson Rockefeller, marking that party’s turn toward the brand of conservatism that eventually led to Ronald Reagan’s presidency.
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