The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Books on the 1960 presidential campaign inevitably invite comparison with journalist Theodore White’s best-selling The Making of the President, 1960. The book’s success derived in part from the public’s fascination with the televised presidential debates.

Election recount

In early 2004, Pat Robertson divined the outcome of the presidential election, then ten months away. “I think George Bush is going to win in a walk,” he said on a broadcast of The 700 Club.