This is a recording of some of the talks and festivities at the principal Democratic party fundraising affair of the year in Los Angeles. Mort Sahl, Edmund Brown, Chet Holifield, William Munnell, John F. Kennedy and Paul Ziffren give various perspectives on American history and politics. Also on topic was the support of John F. Kennedy as the Democratic Presidential candidate.
KPFK Folio notes from December 14, 1959: The Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner: A recording by Bob Siegel for KPFK of the major Democratic Party event of the year in Los Angeles, featuring an address by U.S. Senator John Kennedy of Massachusettes. Also heard at the $100-a-plate affair are Governor Edmund G. Brown, Representative Chet Holifield, Assemblyman William Munnell, Mort Sahl (at his usual best), Frank Sinatra, and Paul Ziffren.