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Philip H. Hoff
Philip Henderson Hoff (born June 29, 1924) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Vermont
Vermont
where he served as the 73rd Governor of Vermont
Vermont
from 1963 to 1969. At the time of his election, he was the first Democrat elected governor of Vermont
Vermont
in 108 years, and only the second ever.Contents1 Biography 2 Career 3 Legacy 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksBiography[edit] Hoff was born in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. His father worked in the insurance industry and served two terms in the Massachusetts General Court
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John Lindsay
World War IIAllied invasion of Sicily Pacific theaterJohn Vliet Lindsay (/vliːt ˈlɪnzi, ˈlɪndzi/; November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer, and broadcaster. During his political career, Lindsay was a U.S. congressman, mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. president, and regular guest host of Good Morning America. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
from January 1959 to December 1965 and as mayor of New York City
New York City
from January 1966 to December 1973. He switched from the Republican to the Democratic Party in 1971, and launched a brief and unsuccessful bid for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination as well as the 1980 Democratic nomination for Senator from New York
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Massachusetts General Court
The Massachusetts
Massachusetts
General Court (formally styled the General Court of Massachusetts)[3] is the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The name "General Court" is a hold-over from the earliest days of the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Bay Colony, when the colonial assembly, in addition to making laws, sat as a judicial court of appeals. Before the adoption of the state constitution in 1780, it was called the Great and General Court, but the official title was shortened by John Adams, author of the state constitution. It is a bicameral body. The upper house is the Massachusetts Senate
Massachusetts Senate
which is composed of 40 members. The lower body, the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
House of Representatives, has 160 members
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Vermont Republic
Vermont
Vermont
Republic
Republic
is a term used by historians to refer to the government of Vermont
Vermont
that existed from 1777 to 1791.[1] In January 1777, delegates from 28 towns met and declared independence from the jurisdictions and land claims both of the British colony of Quebec and of the American states of New Hampshire and New York. They also abolished adult slavery within their boundaries
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Castleton State College
Castleton University, formerly known as Castleton State College, is a public liberal arts college, located in Castleton in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Vermont. Castleton has an enrollment of 2000 students and offers more than 30 undergraduate programs, as well as master's degrees in education and accounting
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Winston L. Prouty
Winston Lewis Prouty (September 1, 1906 – September 10, 1971) was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a United States
United States
Senator from Vermont
Vermont
from 1959 until his death from gastric cancer in Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
on September 10, 1971
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1968 Democratic National Convention
The 1968 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held August 26–29 at the International Amphitheatre
International Amphitheatre
in Chicago, Illinois. As President Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
had announced he would not seek reelection, the purpose of the convention was to select a new presidential nominee to run as the Democratic Party's candidate for the office.[1] The keynote speaker was Senator Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii).[2] Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Senator Edmund S. Muskie
Edmund S. Muskie
of Maine
Maine
were nominated for President and Vice President, respectively. The convention was held during a year of violence, political turbulence, and civil unrest, particularly riots in more than 100 cities[3] following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr
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Eugene McCarthy
Not to be confused with the other Senator McCarthy, Joseph McCarthy. For other people named Gene McCarthy, see Gene McCarthy (other).This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (June 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. (June 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Eugene McCarthyUnited States Senator from MinnesotaIn office January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1971Preceded by Edward John ThyeSucceeded by Hubert HumphreyMember of the U.S
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Robert Kennedy
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968) was an American politician and lawyer who served as a United States Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was previously the 64th U.S. Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, serving under his older brother President John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
and his successor, Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy was a member of the Democratic Party and is seen as an icon of modern American liberalism. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
and Rose Kennedy. After serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve as a seaman apprentice from 1944 to 1946, Kennedy returned to Harvard University
Harvard University
and graduated in 1948
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Lyndon Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963. A Democrat from Texas, he also served as a United States Representative and as the Majority Leader in the United States Senate. Johnson is one of only four people who have served in all four federal elected positions.[a] Born in a farmhouse in Stonewall, Texas, Johnson was a high school teacher and worked as a Congressional aide before winning election to the House of Representatives in 1937. He won election to the Senate in 1948, and was appointed the position of Senate Majority Whip in 1951. He became the Senate Minority Leader in 1953 and the Senate Majority Leader in 1955
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John F. Kennedy
President of the United StatesPresidencyTimeline1960 CampaignElectionInaugurationNew Frontier Foreign PolicyDoctrine"A Strategy of Peace" Bay of PigsCuban Missile Crisis Civil Rights AddressPartial Nuclear Test Ban TreatyClean Air Peace Corps"We choose to go to the Moon"Space programsMercury Gemini ApolloAppointmentsCabinet JudgesAssassination and legacyNovember 22, 1963 State Funeral Eternal Flame Memorials Library Legacy Cultural depictionsv t eJohn Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States
President of the United States
from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and much of his presidency focused on managing relations with the Soviet Union
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United States Democratic Party
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (GOP). Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest political party.[16] The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservatism and economic liberalism while populism was its leading characteristic in the rural South. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party, leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D

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Burlington, Vermont
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Vermont
Vermont
and the seat of Chittenden County. It is located 45 miles (72 km) south of the Canada– United States
United States
border and 94 miles (151 km) south of Canada's second most populous municipality, Montreal. The city's population was 42,452 according to a 2015 U.S. census estimate.[7] It is the least populous municipality in the United States to be the most populous incorporated area in a state. A regional college town, Burlington is home to the University of Vermont
Vermont
(UVM) and Champlain College, a small private college. Vermont's largest hospital, the UVM Medical Center, is located within the city limits. The City
City
of Burlington also owns the state of Vermont's largest airport, the Burlington International Airport, in neighboring South Burlington
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Connecticut College
Coordinates: 41°22′42.36″N 72°06′16.81″W / 41.3784333°N 72.1046694°W / 41.3784333; -72.1046694 Connecticut
Connecticut
CollegeMotto Tanquam lignum quod plantatum est secus decursus aquarumMotto in English"Like a tree planted by rivers of water" (that bringeth forth its fruit in its season
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USS Sea Dog (SS-401)
USS Sea Dog (SS-401/AGSS-401) was a Balao-class submarine
Balao-class submarine
in the United States Navy. She was the first ship to be named for the dogfish, a small shark of the North Atlantic, considered destructive by fishermen. Sea Dog was laid down on 1 November 1943 at the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine. She was launched on 28 March 1944 sponsored by Mrs. Claire Dowden Lowrance, wife of the prospective commanding officer, and commissioned on 3 June 1944 with Commander Vernon L. Lowrance in command. Following a month's training off the New England
New England
coast, Sea Dog sailed for Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
to join Submarine
Submarine
Squadron (SubRon) 28 and prepare for her first war patrol
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