1972 McGovern Acceptance Speech

At the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Mr. McGovern delivered
his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential… read more

At the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Mr. McGovern delivered

his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential nominee. At the convention his speech was delayed for several hours as the party fought over the platform. He eventually accepted the nomination around 2 a.m.

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

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1972 McGovern Acceptance Speech

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Program ID:
3437-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Democratic Convention
Location:
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 1988
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jul 17, 1988 | 9:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 18, 1988 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 1992 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1996 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 1996 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 1996 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 1996 | 10:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 1996 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 06, 2000 | 1:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2004 | 2:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2004 | 9:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2004 | 9:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2008 | 2:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 9:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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