John Sparkman

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John Sparkman with John Fitzgerald Kennedy


John Sparkman was a Representative from Alabama and the Democratic Party's nominee for Vice President in the 1952 presidential election.

Southern Manifesto

John Sparkman signed the Southern Manifesto.[1]

Supported by Council for a Livable World

The Council for a Livable World, founded in 1962 by long-time socialist activist and alleged Soviet agent, Leo Szilard, is a non-profit advocacy organization that seeks to "reduce the danger of nuclear weapons and increase national security", primarily through supporting progressive, congressional candidates who support their policies. The Council supported John Sparkman in his successful Senate run as candidate for Alabama.[2]