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1960 and 2008: The Continuities and Disparities Between Obama and Kennedy

Further Reading:


"'Call to Renewal' Keynote Address" by Sen. Barack Obama

"How America Decides" by Amy Sullivan

A Catholic in the White House? : Religion, Politics, and John F. Kennedy’s Presidential Campaign by Thomas J. Carty, 2008.

One electorate under God? : A Dialogue on Religion and American Politics, edited by E.J. Dionne, Jr., Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Kayla M. Drogosz, 2004.

External Links

"Shaun Casey: The Making of a Catholic President" interview on PBS