Presidents and Candidates in the Cove
Letters to the Editor
November 5, 2020
To the Editor:
This is a response to your front page question “How Many Presidents Have Visited the Cove?” in the Oct. 29, 2020, edition.
Do future presidents or candidates count? I was working for Penn Air, Inc., at the airport as a line boy. In 1968, presidential candidates Hubert H. Humphrey (D) and Richard M. Nixon (R) arrived in a Lockheed L-188 Electra aircraft. One was American Airlines, the other American Flyers Airlines. They each held a rally in Blair County (I think they were in the city of Altoona).
I know presidential candidate George McGovern (D) landed at the airport in...