JFK Confronts Religion Scandal (1960)

Political candidates live in a storm of controversy. When a candidate's character comes under fire during a campaign, how they respond can make the difference between winning and losing an election. In this episode of PODIUM, John F. Kennedy addresses fears about his loyalty to the Pope - a major controversy in his 1960 presidential campaign. This historic speech was delivered to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association in Houston, TX, on September 12, 1960. Political speech experts featured in this episode include: Adam Frankel Speechwriter for President Obama Robert Lehrman Professor of Speechwriting, American University Charlton McIlwain Professor of Communication, New York University Jeff Shesol Speechwriter for President Clinton Michael Waldman Director of Speechwriting for President Clinton PODIUM is a bi-weekly series that embraces the art of public speaking and honors those with something to say. From historic political speeches, to contemporary commencement addresses, to wedding toasts, the series explores various genres of speechmaking and provides inspiring, insightful analysis including "how-to" content. Follow @THNKR on Twitter for the latest! Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com Check out what we're into on Tumblr: thnkrtv.tumblr.com
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