Wednesday, June 19, 1946
June 19, 1946 (Wednesday)
JFK had spent the evening of his primary victory for the Eleventh Congressional Seat touring his neighborhood campaign offices. He arrived at the Cambridge office at around 1:30 am, where he was greeted by a crowd of 200 volunteers who had waited his arrival.
JFK’s Democratic primary victory was featured on the front page of the New York Times. Local newspaper coverage was extensive. The Boston Traveler editorialized,
“. . . the money aspect has been exaggerated by politicians. If any of the other candidates had spent twice as much as the Kennedy campaign, Kennedy would still have won. . . .