Presidential Conventions Since 1968

Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist… read more

Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson talked about presidential conventions since 1968, a year marked by violent protests at the Democratic convention in Chicago. Topics included the news coverage differences between 1968 and 2008 and the panel members' personal recollections of events in 1968. They responded to questions from the audience at the end of their discussion. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Presidential Conventions Since 1968

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Program ID:
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Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2008

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  • Aug 12, 2008 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 2008 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2008 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2008 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2008 | 2:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2008 | 5:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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