Party Conventions and Nominating Process
Panelists talked about national party conventions, the history of the presidential nominating system, and changes in the way America now… read more
Panelists talked about national party conventions, the history of the presidential nominating system, and changes in the way America now selects its presidential candidates. Participants, most of whom had been presidential candidates, spoke about their own experiences in party politics and their impressions of significant events in past party conventions. Richard Norton Smith moderated.
This was the inaugural event of the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy, named for Adlai Stevenson II, who served as Illinois governor, was the Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 1956, and U.S. representative to the United Nations from 1961 until his death in 1965. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- John B. Anderson Presidential Candidate (Former) Independent Party, U.S.
- Edward M. Burke Alderman Chicago, IL->City Council
- Jesse Jackson Founder and President Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
- Richard G. Lugar U.S. Senator [R] Indiana
- George S. McGovern Presidential Candidate (Former) Democratic Party
- Richard Norton Smith Presidential Historian ABC News
- Adlai E. Stevenson III Chairman Stevenson (Adlai) Center on Democracy->Board of Directors
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