The 1960 United States presidential debate between incumbent republican vice-president Richard Nixon and democratic Massachusetts senator John F. Kennedy. By showcasing a pair of PP 503 ‘Round Chairs’ designed by Hans Wegner on stage with the presidential hopefuls in the first televised debate, Americans became more familiar with Danish design. Even today many know the PP 503 as the ‘Kennedy Chair.’ #midcenturyhistory #americanhistory #midcentury #hanswegner #wegner #pp503