Eisenhower and Nixon 1956 Acceptance Speeches
President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon accepted their nominations to be the 1956 Republican candidates for president and vice… read more
President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon accepted their nominations to be the 1956 Republican candidates for president and vice president. Between the speeches, first lady Mamie Eisenhower was presented with an organ, which she was donating to an Army hospital chapel, and eight-year-old David Eisenhower was made an honorary chair of the convention.
The Republican National Convention was held at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California. Comments from the news anchors are heard during this NBC broadcast. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Dwight D. Eisenhower U.S. President United States
- Leonard Wood Hall Chairman Republican National Committee
- Joseph William Martin Jr. U.S. Representative [R] Massachusetts
- Richard "Dick" M. Nixon U.S. Vice President United States
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