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Past Presidential Visits at ECU

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of ECU News Services. The author of this post is Jamie Smith.

Senator John F. Kennedy visited ECU (then East Carolina College) in 1960 as the Democratic nominee for president. | Photo: ECU Digital Collections

    Sixty years ago, a young senator running as the Democratic nominee for president put East Carolina University (then East Carolina College) on the map for future presidential hopefuls.

    Learn more about the 1960 visit from John F. Kennedy, as well as visits from George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump and Joe Biden via the photo link below or by clicking HERE to view the Spark story.



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