John F. Kennedy, center, is pictured with these unidentified men during his Sept. 22, 1960, presidential campaign stop in Mitchell. (Daily Republic file photo)
JFK visited Corn Palace
Friday marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Three years prior to his death, the then-senator and presidential candidate made his only stop in Mitchell at the Corn Palace, with friend and supporter George McGovern, a Mitchell native and then a congressman, on Sept. 22, 1960.
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