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The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Thirteen

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Thirteen

By Ray Hill Estes Kefauver had been in the United States Senate for twelve years in 1960.  He had quickly risen to national prominence, making two serious bids…

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Twelve

By Ray Hill Tennessee’s Senator Estes Kefauver had once again bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1956.  Unlike 1952, Kefauver had encountered stiff competition from various other…

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Knoxville Focus for April 14, 2014

Knoxville Focus for April 14, 2014

Click here to view this week’s Focus online. Sheriff JJ Jones running on experience and…

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Live Like Will Foundation honors McKamey’s legacy, helps others

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The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Fourteen

The Greatest Campaigner of Them All: Senator Estes Kefauver, Part Fourteen

By Ray Hill Senator Estes Kefauver won a resounding reelection victory in 1960 after facing…

BOE incumbents don’t show up for Forum

BOE incumbents don’t show up for Forum

By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com There were two obvious things that came out of the school…