November 1, 1960: Sen. John F. Kennedy is deluged with confetti and paper streamers as his auto moves slowly up Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. It took more than an hour to drive 20 blocks. The Democratic presidential nominee got a frenzied welcome as he began a final quest for California's 32 electoral votes, with one woman throwing herself on the back of his car, scrambling over the trunk and pressing her hand to his check.