JFK's 1960 Campaign Goes on Twitter

Kennedy library marks anniversary of his presidential run
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2010 1:48 PM CST
In this Nov. 9, 1960 file photo, President-elect John F. Kennedy, center, is surrounded by members of his family.   (AP Photo, file)
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(Newser) – This just in to Twitter: "Today I, Massachusetts Democratic Senator John F. Kennedy, announce my candidacy for the President of the United States of America." To mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's winning presidential run, his library has begun tweeting daily updates from the campaign. The tweets will tell followers what happened on the corresponding day in 1960, notes the Boston Globe. The feed is here.

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