Sen. John F. Kennedy waved to the crowd as his presidential campaign parade moved along Main Street in Lexington on Oct. 8, 1960. Kentucky Gov. Bert T. Combs was in the back seat with Kennedy. Joe Mellen drove the car, which was heading for a rally at the University of Kentucky.
Sen. John F. Kennedy waved to the crowd as his presidential campaign parade moved along Main Street in Lexington on Oct. 8, 1960. Kentucky Gov. Bert T. Combs was in the back seat with Kennedy. Joe Mellen drove the car, which was heading for a rally at the University of Kentucky. Herald-Leader
Sen. John F. Kennedy waved to the crowd as his presidential campaign parade moved along Main Street in Lexington on Oct. 8, 1960. Kentucky Gov. Bert T. Combs was in the back seat with Kennedy. Joe Mellen drove the car, which was heading for a rally at the University of Kentucky. Herald-Leader

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November 20, 2013 8:26 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.