Camelot Continued: A "Kennedy Survives" Collaborative TL

November 22, 1963: Authors Aldous Huxley and C.S. Lewis die of cancer and renal failure, respectively.

November 23, 1963: The TV show Doctor Who premieres on the BBC in the United Kingdom.

January 11, 1964: United States Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking may be hazardous to one's health, the first such statement from the U.S. government.

January 18, 1964: Plans to build the World Trade Center in New York City are announced.
 
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November 3, 1964: President John F. Kennedy is easily re-elected over Republican nominee Nelson Rockefeller. The Republicans' attempt to take advantage of disillusioned voters in the former Confederacy known as the "southern strategy" is nipped in the bud by both George Wallace's third-party campaign and Barry Goldwater dropping out during the Republican primaries.

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Pres. John F. Kennedy (D-MA) / Vice Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX) - 336 EVS (62.3% PV)
Gov. Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY) / Sen. Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME) - 136 EVS (23.1% PV)
Gov. George Wallace (C-AL) / Gov. Orval Faubus (C-AR) - 66 EVS (14.6% PV)
 
December 1st 1964: President Kennedy's Vice President comes down to these 5 choices

Russell B Long

Scoop Jackson

Hubert Humphrey

Mike Mansfield

George Smathers
 
November 3, 1964:

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Pres. John F. Kennedy (D-MA) / Vice Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX) - 336 EVS (62.3% PV)
Gov. Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY) / Sen. Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME) - 136 EVS (23.1% PV)
Gov. George Wallace (C-AL) / Gov. Orval Faubus (C-AR) - 66 EVS (14.6% PV)

I'm not sure I like that map very much.

I was thinking this.

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Pres. John F. Kennedy (D-MA) / Vice Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX) - 361 EVS (47.9% PV)
Gov. Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY) / Sen. Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME) - 124 EVS (39.8% PV)
Gov. George Wallace (C-AL) / Gov. Orval Faubus (C-AR) - 53 EVS (12.1% PV)

Also Democrats win 1 seat in the Senate and 15 seats in the House.

December 1st 1964: President Kennedy's Vice President comes down to these 5 choices

Russell B Long

Scoop Jackson

Hubert Humphrey

Mike Mansfield

George Smathers

Kennedy cannot appoint anyone to the Vice Presidency, as the 25th Amendment has not yet been ratified and it'll probably only be ratified in 1967/68.
 
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January 20th, 1965: President Kennedy gives his second inaugural address, in which he re-affirms his support for Civil Rights, Putting a man on the moon, and the New Frontier.

February 5th, 1965: Former President Herbert Hoover dies at the age of 90. The House votes 270-148 to enact the Civil Rights Act.

February 19th, 1965: The Civil Rights Act is introduced to the Senate, 19 Southern Democratic Senators begin a filibuster.

April 22nd, 1965: First Lady Jaqueline Kennedy gives birth to Thomas Joseph Kennedy, a perfectly healthy baby boy. The filibuster in the Senate continues.
 
I'm not sure I like that map very much.

I was thinking this.

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Pres. John F. Kennedy (D-MA) / Vice Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX) - 361 EVS (47.9% PV)
Gov. Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY) / Sen. Margaret Chase Smith (R-ME) - 124 EVS (39.8% PV)
Gov. George Wallace (C-AL) / Gov. Orval Faubus (C-AR) - 53 EVS (12.1% PV)

Also Democrats win 1 seat in the Senate and 15 seats in the House.



Kennedy cannot appoint anyone to the Vice Presidency, as the 25th Amendment has not yet been ratified and it'll probably only be ratified in 1967/68.
November 19th, 1964: President Kennedy asks Congress to authorize a constitutional amendment dealing with the succession of the Vice Presidency.
 
August 17th, 1965: Both Houses of Congress propose the 25th Amendment, dealing with the succession of the Presidency and the Vice Presidency.

January 10th, 1966: Kansas becomes the 38th State to ratify the 25th Amendment, thus the amendment becomes a part of the U.S. Constitution.

January 12th, 1966: President Kennedy nominates Senator Majority Leader Mike Mansfield for Vice President.

January 20th, 1966: Mike Mansfield is confirmed as Vice President by the U.S. Senate, 94-3.

January 21st, 1966:
Senator Hubert H. Humphrey becomes Senate Majority Leader.
 
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August 17th, 1965: Both Houses of Congress propose the 25th Amendment, dealing with the succession of the Presidency and the Vice Presidency.

October 6th, 1967: Kansas becomes the 38th State to ratify the 25th Amendment, thus the amendment becomes a part of the U.S. Constitution.

October 9th, 1967: President Kennedy nominates Senator Majority Leader Mike Mansfield for Vice President.

October 23rd, 1967: Mike Mansfield is confirmed as Vice President by the U.S. Senate, 94-3.

October 24th, 1967:
Senator Hubert H. Humphrey becomes Senate Majority Leader.
Two years?
 
May 28th, 1965: A cloture motion of 69-31, spearheaded by Majority Whip Hubert Humphrey, succeeds in ending the filibuster of the Civil Rights Act.

June 9th, 1965: The Senate passes the Civil Rights Act with an amendment, 70-30.

June 18th, 1965: The House passes the act with the amendment, 268-153.

June 19th, 1965: On the 100th anniversary of Juneteenth, President Kennedy signs the Civil Rights Act, outlawing racial discrimination in all public places.
 
November 1st, 1963: A coup is launched within South Vietnam by the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. Led by General Doung Van Minh, the intent of the coup is to overthrow the corrupt and oppressive Diem administration so that Vietnam can turn into a Democratic state and the Buddhist majority will no longer be oppressed. Within hours the coup is successful with a large majority of the ARVN bases being captured peacefully and the Gia Long Palace along with the rest of Saigon being secured later that night.

November 2nd, 1963: Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu are arrested by ARVN rebels at a loyalist shelter in Cholon. The two brothers are brought to an ARVN facility and for the next month are put under trial for their crimes against the state. Diem along with many members of his family are sentenced to exile, with the threat of execution upon any return to the soil of South Vietnam. Diem is then brought to the states on January 2nd, 1964, where he begins his life in exile in Orange County, California.

November 3rd, 1963:
The Revolutionary Coalition is announced by the group of ARVN officers who led the coup which they proclaim is a temporary Junta with the promise of free and fair elections next year. The acting President is General Minh with Nguyen Van Thieu as acting Prime Minister. President John F. Kennedy later recognizes the Junta as legitimate the next day and calls for "free and fair elections in Vietnam so that Democracy may triumph over Communism." North Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh declares the coup to be "Proof of the corruption and anarchy taking place in the south due to the presence of the American Imperialists." It is currently unknown whether or not the coup will cause an escalation in the United States presence in Vietnam.
 
December 9, 1965: Soviet General Secretary Alexander Shelepin made a visit to Washington. At that time, this event became first step to prospective detente between USSR and USA
 
March 6, 1964: King Paul of Greece dies at the age of 62. Constantine II succeeds him as King.

March 30, 1964: Merv Griffin's popular game show Jeopardy! debuts on NBC with Art Fleming as its host.

April 16, 1964: The Rolling Stones release their self-titled debut album.
 
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March 18th, 1965 Alexei Leonov performed the first space walk during Voskhod 2 mission.

July 1965 - Shelepin forced Korolev and Glushko to work together on N1 rocket with 75-tonne payload to LEO. Some of Chelomei's engineers were transfered to OKB-1.

January 15th, 1966 - Sergei Korolev left hospital alive.

March 16th 1966 - Gemini 8 failure. Unsuccessful docking attempt caused damage in docking ports of two spacecrafts. Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott died in space.

February 27th, 1967 - Apollo 1 fire ended with death of Virgil Gus Grissom. Public outrage sparked by Republican politicians including Nixon and Republican leaning press caused slowdown of Apollo programme.

April 23rd, 1967 - Soyuz 1 mission ended with full success.

September 15th, 1968 - first successful flight of the N1 rocket.

December 10th, 1968 - L-1 mission - first manned Moon flyby performed by Alexei Leonov.

January 28th, 1969 - Apollo 9 mission - first American manned Moon flyby.

July 29th, 1969 - Apollo 11 mission announcement was launched sparking Soviet Union which planned cosmonauts to go few days later.

September 15th, 1969 - Alexei Leonov landed on the Moon. I came in peace for all humanity. Their landing was broadcasted by Lunokhod rover live. Their talk with Alexei Kosygin (first Earth-Moon talks) was also broadcasted.

September 16th, 1969 - Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins landed on the Moon. Former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy announced that new government should pursue for exploration of the Solar System and manned interplanetary missions.

October 13th, 1969 - Sergei Korolev died and was succeeded by Vasiliy Mishin as Chief Designer of the OKB-1.

October 19th, 1969 - Alexei Kosygin performed Soviet economic reform of 1969 similar to 1973's in OTL.

November 29th, 1969 - N1 rocket exploded during launch of L-3 mission causing the biggest non-nuclear artificial explosion in the human history. Vladimir Komarov died during crash.
 

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March 28 1968
Richard Nixon treated for phlebitis. does not say whether he will run for president or not;
 

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April 17 1968
Hubert Humphrey decides not to run for president, seeks cancer treatment
Polls show vice president Sanford beating Governor Romney,43& to 33%but suggests a tie butie if Nixon and Sanders run against each other. both are tied 44% as of april 171968.
 
April 17 1967:From his mansion in Nashville Tennessee Elvis Presley says he is officially running for president of the United States.
 

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April 17 1967: From his mansion in Nashville Tennessee Elvis Presley speaks to a group of young ,mostly voters who will vote for the first time.

April 15 1969" Bill Clinton release first of many jazz record's .The Arkansas native becomes one of the biggest jazz hits of the early 70s and plays for former president KENENDY AND HIS WIFE I N 1972
 
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