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The Stuff That Elections Are Made Of

HLS students filling envelopes in 1960

HLS students fill envelopes for Thomas J. O'Connor Jr., a Democratic candidate for U.S. senator from Massachusetts in 1960. Though O'Connor lost, student Democrats got to cheer some winners that year--including Senator John F. Kennedy, who spoke via telephone to an overflow crowd in Sanders Theatre during his campaign for president, according to the HLS yearbook.

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