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.

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Program ID:
280431-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Libertyville, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2008

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  • Aug 13, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2008 | 1:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2008 | 8:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2008 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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