Conventions

The 1968 Republican Convention - Miami Beach - Preview - August 4, 1968 0

August 4, 1968 – Countdown In Miami – Eyes Toward Nixon, Or Maybe Rockefeller, Or Maybe Reagan . . .

August 4, 1968 – GOP Convention ’68 Preview – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1968 was a year of surprises – nothing was as it seemed. The year started with a protracted, and in fact escalating War in Vietnam; a Tet Offensive. A growing tide against the war...

Michael Dukakis - 1988 Convention 0

July 21, 1988 – Everything But The “I Do’s” – Dukakis Wins The Convention.

July 21, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 21, 1988 – One half of The Great National Ritual inched toward conclusion this day. From Atlanta, the Democratic Convention made it official; Michael Dukakis was the appointed Standard-bearer, and Lloyd Bentsen was designated running...

1988 Democratic Convention 0

July 18, 1988 – Democrats Party Down In Atlanta – Ceasefire Gets Thumbs Up In Iran-Iraq War

July 18, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 18, 1988 – A day starting with optimism. In Tehran, surprise word came from Government officials that they had tentatively accepted a UN agreement for a cease-fire in the almost decade old Iran-Iraq War. The...

KKK Rally at GOP Convention 1964 0

“With Friends Like These . . . ” – The KKK Support Of Barry Goldwater – 1964 – Past Daily Reference Rooom

  ABC Radio – Issues and Answers – guest: William Miller – Republican vice-Presidential candidate – Aug. 2, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The KKK, a extreme-radical group which pops up from time to time – one which has popped up recently in connection with the candidacy of Donald...

George Bush - 1988 GOP Conv. 0

August 19, 1988 – “Read My Lips . . . .”

  August 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 19, 1988 – this day in New Orleans, the GOP held their convention and bestowed upon George Bush and his running mate Dan Quayle, the honors of nomination of their party for President in...

1980 Democratic Convention 0

August 12, 1980 – The Search For Party Unity – Ted Kennedy Addresses The Convention

August 12, 1980 – Amid harrowing moments, threatened floor-fights and calls for an open convention, Ted Kennedy finally released his delegates to support Jimmy Carter and the slow road of party unity began. But in one last move, a move which upstaged Carter’s triumphant moment, Senator Ted Kennedy delivered a...